|Title||1845 1C N-15, MS, BN|
|Service Catalog #||405794|
1845 1C N-15, R.4 -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. The surface quality does not permit a specific die state determination on this cent. It has the appearance of cleaning from cyanide, an old favorite numismatic cleaning agent until the unfortunate J. Sanford Saltus picked up the wrong glass to wet his whistle. He whistled no more. Our EAC grade VF20. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $0.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15387, realized $144. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|