||1834 1C Large 8, Small Stars, Medium Letters, N-4, R.2, MS65+ Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade MS62. This Gem cent is an outstanding example of the middle die state coined from a perfect obverse die that also appears on N-3. The reverse has a light crack through F AM. The center dot on the reverse is doubled, with a small secondary dot northeast of the primary dot. The doubled center dot is diagnostic for the N-4 die pair. This unabraded Gem cent has chocolate-brown luster with hints of faded red in the protected areas close to the design elements. The single finest as N-4 at NGC. N-4 Census: 3 in 65 (1 in 65+) Brown, none finer (8/14). Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $4259.38. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.