||1857-O $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. CAC. Variety 1. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. An example of the seldom seen late die state with a vertical crack east of the mintmark. Orange-gold luster fills design recesses of this well defined New Orleans two and a half dollar coin. A few delicate marks are seen on the fields near the forehead and above the eagle. 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 @ $12.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1646.18. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.