||1797 1C Reverse of 1797, Stems, S-138, B-20, R.1, MS62 Brown NGC. Our EAC Grade AU55. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. This terminal die state example shows advanced buckling on the upper right reverse and minor swelling on the obverse field near 9:30. A couple of die cracks are seen on each side of this well struck and coruscating tan-brown and sea-green cent. We note a spot on the field near the upper lip, a slender horizontal mark at the base of the neck, and a thin diagonal mark above the E in CENT. S-138 Census: 2 in 62 Brown, 1 finer (8/14). 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 @ $90.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $6462.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.