||1812 1C Small Date, S-290, B-2, R.1, VF20 NGC. Our EAC Grade Fine 12. The Large Date and Small Date varieties are best distinguished by the shape of the 8. The former has a Script 8 while the latter displays a Block 8. This Small Date cent is toned dusky golden-brown. All legends are clear; a single small spot is seen behind the shoulder curl, and marks are absent aside from a faint thin line on the left obverse field. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $705.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.