||1830 1C Large Letters, N-8, R.1, MS63 Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade AU55. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The letters TA in STATES nearly touch, one way to identify the available (but conditionally challenging) Newcomb-8. A die crack from the bust tip confirms the later die state. Surfaces are predominantly walnut-brown, although lighter olive shades occasionally emerge. Smooth and satiny with pleasing surfaces. Census: 3 in 63 Brown, 1 finer (8/14). 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 @ $7.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1175.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.