||1802 1C 1/000, S-228, B-4, R.2 -- Reverse Scratched -- NGC Details. VG. Our EAC Grade AG3. Six die varieties of 1801 cents have a blundered fraction, but the engraver was more successful the following year. S-228 is the sole 1802 marriage with a 1/000 fraction. This deep mahogany-brown cent has bold legends except for STATES, which is nonetheless readable. The upper reverse displays myriad fine pinscratches and a slender mark is noted east of Liberty's ear. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $65.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.