||1804 1C S-266a, B-1, R.2 -- Corroded, Burnished, Re-Engraved-- AU50 Details ANACS. Our EAC Grade Fine 12. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. An early die state without either of the two famous cuds. This medium brown cent has exceptional sharpness for the issue. The surfaces are moderately granular and have been burnished, more noticeably on the obverse. A loupe reveals a painstaking effort by a past owner to further sharpen the hair detail with carefully entered pinscratches in the grooves of the curls. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $200.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $3055.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.