||1805 1C S-269, B-3, R.1, MS62 Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade AU55. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. On this well-centered and softly lustrous early large cent, attractive medium brown and tan surfaces display glimpses of mint red beneath the warm patina. This coin was rated prior to certification by the various references, each noting it as within the Condition Census for the variety. Most recently, it is listed as tied for fourth finest by the 2005 Noyes Condition Census. The obverse shows a sharp strike. 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 @ $25.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $8812.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.