||1797 1C Reverse of 1795, Gripped Edge, S-121b, B-3b, R.3, VF20 NGC. Our EAC Grade Fine 12. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The heavy obverse die crack between rim and ribbon attributes this scarce Gripped Edge cent. An arc-shaped crack reaches the shoulder curls, and the buckling is evident on the right side of the wreath. A pleasing and essentially problem-free lavender-brown example. 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 $1880.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.