||1840 H10C No Drapery MS65 NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Potent luster is among the attributes this lovely Gem possesses. Although the toning is attractive on both sides, the obverse is gorgeous, displaying shades of vibrant orange at much of the periphery with hues of blue, purple, and yellow-gold at the center. Small splashes of cherry-red and apple-green are also present. The reverse displays blue-green, yellow-gold and vivid orange overall, with a few tiny areas of red and green appearing as well. Census: 24 in 65 (1 in 65+), 22 finer (10/13). 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 @ $15.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1,645.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.