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1853 C-1 R1 EF45. Tilted Partial Collar Strike. Sharpness near mint state but cleaned and nicely retoned frosty steel brown and light chocolate. There is a rim nick at star 3.5, another under the 3 in the date, and a tiny rim bruise at ED in UNITED. A knife edge was smoothed off the rim at the ...
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1851 C-1 R1 EF45. Thin, Lightweight Planchet. Glossy medium brown with frosty mint luster in protected areas. A tiny rim bruise at star 11.5 is the only notable defect. The planchet is thin and therefore underweight, and the thinness resulted in a soft strike at stars 7-10 and at ICA into the ...