||1850 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. By 1850, a significant amount of gold was making its way from the California gold fields to the Philadelphia Mint, and a substantial mintage of 252,923 quarter eagles was accomplished. This is a visually appealing, antique-gold and lime-green example that is near to Mint State, save for a few faint hairlines and slight friction only on the design's highest points. 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 @ $12.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $440.63. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.