||1803 1C Large Date, Large Fraction, S-265, B-23, R.4 -- Scratches, Corrosion -- NGC Details. AU. Our EAC Grade Fine 15. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. S-265 is the sole die variety that pairs a Large Date obverse with a Large Fraction reverse. Since it is scarce, it trades for a substantial premium over other common varieties, such as S-254. The present example exhibits only slight wear but the deep brown surfaces are evenly granular and the right obverse displays a number of pinscratches. 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 @ $75.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $587.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.