|Title||1840 10C F-103|
|Service Catalog #||537703|
1840 10C No Drapery, F-103, R.3, MS64 NGC. CAC. Heavy vertical die lines connecting Liberty's chin and shoulder earn this variety the "Chin Whiskers" nickname. Examples are moderately scarce, particularly in high grade. Lemon-yellow, pistachio-green, blue, and golden hues adorn each side. A few scattered abrasions do not detract. The left-hand obverse stars show minor strike weakness, and there are a couple of old pinscratches on the reverse, one through the U in UNITED and the other below OF next to the wreath. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $4.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15421, realized $1560. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|