||1831 1C Large Letters, N-1, R.1, MS64 Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade AU55. The I in LIBERTY is widely repunched, and that feature alone is diagnostic for the variety. This satiny near-Gem cent has a die crack that encircles the obverse, missing only stars 5, 6, and 7. Pleasing mark-free, golden-brown surfaces accompany a bold strike. Slight blending of the left-side stars is typical of the variety. Census: 2 in 64 Brown, none finer (8/14). Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2585.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.