1843 N-4 R1 Petite Head with Reverse of 1844 MS62.
Attractive lustrous bluish steel brown with hints of underlying very faded mint red in a couple protected areas. The only defects are a small, very light nick on the jaw, a tiny rim nick under the right side of the 8, and a small planchet flake close under the N in ONE, as struck. Sharply struck EDS, die state a
. The short die lines from the dentils at stars 11-13 and the small lump under the base of the 1 are all clear. Great eye appeal for the grade. DWH #2217.
Estimated Value $800-UP.
Ex McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 2/24/03:307.
The Dan Holmes Collection of Late Date Large Cents