||1849-O G$1 Open Wreath MS65 NGC. CAC. Variety 3. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Parts of the ribbon and bow around the wreath knot show no detail as they have been lapped away, confirming the variety. The remaining design features exhibit nice detail. The lustrous surfaces display greenish-gold hues over both sides. A few light cracks are visible around the obverse border. The 1849-O is an important condition rarity in the MS65 level of preservation. Census: 7 in 65, 4 finer (8/14). 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 @ $17.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $11750.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.