Rothchild Counterfeit Houston Money Show Auction January 20, 2024


LOT 248 1834 N-2 R1 Small 8, Large Stars EF40+. Frosty medium brown and light chocolate with a half dozen small puffs of reddish brown toning on the obverse. Five points sharper but there is a collection of tiny ticks on both sides of the T in CENT. MDS with a fine double profile on the lips.

LOT 245 1833 N-2 R2 PCGS graded AU58. Lustrous light brown with steel brown toning on the highpoints. Frosty and very attractive with just a hint of friction on the highest points of the devices. The best identifying mark is a microscopic planchet flake in the field midway between the chin and star 2. Sharply struck E-MDS, Grellman state a. Our grade is AU50+. The attribution is noted on the PCGS label.

Ex Bowers & Merena 3/21/1996:582 (as AU50)-1997 EAC Sale 4/19/1997:266 (as EF45+) (includes both lot tickets)

Ex Stack’s 1/17/2006:1907 (lot ticket included)

LOT 249 1834 N-3 R1 Large 8, Small Stars, PCGS graded AU58, CAC Approved. Very attractive glossy light brown on the obverse with medium brown and light chocolate toning on the reverse. Satiny mint frost covers the fields and protected areas, especially on the reverse, and this cent has very nice eye appeal. Smooth with just light wear on the devices and a few trivial ticks, none notable. M-LDS, Grellman state b. The die cracks at stars 11-13 are very light and the reverse is rotated 30 degrees clockwise relative to the normal head-to-foot die orientation. There is a clear double profile from the brow down to the chin. Our grade is EF40+ . The attribution and Twin Leaf Collection provenance are noted on the PCGS label. 37036.58/30999090

LOT 246 1833 N-2 R2 VF35. Frosty tan and light brown with darker steel brown on the highpoints. Smooth and attractive. The only notable marks are a puff of darker toning below star 11 and a thin vertical nick on the neck. MDS, Grellman state a. The fields are lightly flowlined and the repunching on the O in ONE and T in CENT is still clear.

Ex Bill Kelly-Rodney C. Burress

Ex McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 9/21/1998:1555 W. M. “Jack” Wadlington (The Twin Leaf Collection), Stack’s Bowers 7/16/2015:2240 (includes the Wadlington collection notes and both lot tickets)

LOT 247 Trio of 1834 Cents. Includes N-1 R1 Small 8, Large Stars VG10, N-3 R1 Large 8, Small Stars VG10 net VG8 for microscopic roughness (the reverse is rotated 40 degrees CCW and there is a fine double profile on the lips), and N-4 Large 8, Small Stars F15. All are brown and chocolate; the first and third are glossy. Lot of 3 coins.

LOT 250 1834 N-4 R2 Large 8, Small Stars VF35. Glossy chocolate brown with lighter brown toning on the highpoints. Smooth and free of notable marks. MDS showing tiny lumps from die rust on the reverse, especially at NITED STAT.

Ex James E. Long-Rodney C. Burress (includes the Burress envelope)

Tuesday, June 14 th , 2022 1PM CST


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