||1803 1C No Stems, S-243, B-1, R.2, XF45 NGC. Our EAC Grade VF30. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. An impressive walnut-brown cent with bold hair definition and smooth surfaces. Identifying marks are limited to a line beneath the LI in LIBERTY. An intermediate die state with a narrow obverse rim die break at 2 o'clock. The popular variety with a double fraction bar, missing stems, and a widely repunched second S in STATES. 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 @ $12.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1997.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.