1837 N-5 R2 Plain Hair Cord with Small Letters Reverse MS62.
Lustrous steel brown and light chocolate with generous traces of slightly faded mint red showing in protected areas on both sides. No spots or stains. The only marks are a couple thin, very light nicks on the cheek and a barely visible scuff at the top of the ear, plus a tiny planchet flake right of star 12. LDS. A nice example of the Plain Hair Cord, Small Letters Reverse type (a 1-die variety "Redbook" type).
Estimated Value $1,000-UP.
Ex McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 1/25/2004:1410, The Northwest Collection.
Test Category 7