PCGS authenticated and graded MS 64+ RB. Frosty mint red mellowing to bluish steel on the high points, much of the mint red still remaining. There is a small spot of microscopic roughness left of star 7, possibly a planchet flake, and a tiny, trivial rim nick under 53. LDS, state d, with a fine die crack from the left top of the M to the dentils over the adjacent A. Tied for CC#3 overall but finest of the late state.
The item "1853 N-5 R-2- PCGS MS 64+ RB Braided Hair Large Cent Coin 1c Ex Twin Leaf" is in sale since Thursday, April 6, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Large Cents\Braided Hair (1839-57)". The seller is "friscomint1793" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Thailand, Switzerland, Ukraine, Qatar, Kuwait, Brazil, Bahamas, Viet nam.