||1817 1C 15 Stars, N-16, R.1, MS62 Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade AU55. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. An early die state of the well-known Mint-blundered variety. A nicely struck and satiny mahogany-brown cent. Only inconsequential carbon is present. A pass with a loupe reveals minor ticks near the E in STATES, the F in OF, and star 12. Few examples of N-16 can compare with the color, sharpness, and surfaces of the present piece. 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 $9987.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.