||1857-S $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. A rare issue in Mint State and a challenging San Francisco date in Choice About Uncirculated condition, such as this coin. Orange-gold coloration covers the surfaces, which display a semiprooflike sheen. Bold details are seen on the motifs with the exception of slight blending on the eagle's head and neck from a combination of strike and brief circulation. Nice luster remains. 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 @ $10.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1233.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.