||1797 1C Reverse of 1797, Stems, S-135, B-5, R.3, MS62 Brown NGC. Our EAC Grade XF45. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. One of the "Nichols Find" varieties, available in Uncirculated grades, although always in demand as an early copper type. The glossy chocolate-brown fields are smooth and attractive. The strike is fairly sharp on the portrait but the wreath exhibits some blending. Liberty's lower neck and chest display a shallow strike-through, as made, and Liberty's cheek has several small roundish marks. 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 @ $50.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $4993.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.