Newcomb-41 variety, considered to be Rarity-3+.
MDS, die state b. The fine die line from the E in AMERICA to the dentils above is clear, earlier line connecting the bases of the U and N in UNITED is gone.
A second high end example of this date, this a nice medium brown with perhaps 20% of the fiery original mint red lingering in the devices on the obverse and reverse.
Called CC#1 in the Noyes census and CC#2 among only 3 mint state pieces listed in the Grellman census.
Note that this coin has been verified by CAC.
Ex Goldberg’s January 2011 sale of the Dan Holmes Collection, Part IV, lot #254 @ $1,610; earlier Goldberg’s September 2009 sale of the Ted Naftzger, Jr. Collection, lot #825; earlier Ray Gallo.
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