||1855 1C Slanted 55, Knob Ear, N-9, R.1, MS63 Brown NGC. Our EAC Grade AU55. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Grellman Die State e. The "knob" or die break above the ear is obvious but not yet spectacular. The obverse alternates between faded orange-red and medium brown, while the reverse is evenly toned olive-brown. A lovely cent, unabraded aside from scattered small marks on the reverse rim. 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 @ $1.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $558.13. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.