||1851/81 1C N-3, R.1, MS63 Brown NGC. Our EAC Grade MS60. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Grellman Die State a. The desirable early die state of the blundered date variety. The inverted 18 digits are obvious near the 51 in the date. When the date was first entered, the engraver held the 18 gang punch upside down; the mistake was recognized, and the date was entered correctly. This exemplary chocolate-brown coin is distinguished by a small strike-through at the base of the neck. 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 @ $20.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2291.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.