PCGS authenticated and graded MS 63 BN. Glossy medium brown and light chocolate with mint frost showing through in the fields and protected areas. There are dull nicks scattered over both sides, none notable, and a small splash of darker olive brown toning at the top of star 9. A fine die crack extends from the tip of the leaf under the second S in STATES through the center of the O in OF to the dentils over that F.
Oversized planchet, a very limited number of this die variety were struck on a planchet that is not only heavier than the normal 168.0 grain standard but also have a diameter that is slightly larger than normal. This piece weighs 170.95 grains and the diameter is a full 28.0 millimeters.
This is the second heaviest example known and the fourth finest among the "Fatboys" listed in the Grellman census. Ex; Larry Whitlow 1/1990 via J. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Large Cents\Braided Hair (1839-57)". The seller is "earlycents" and is located in this country: US.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, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam.