||1807 50C Capped Bust, Small Stars VF25 NGC. CAC. O-113, R.2. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Crusty antique gray from storage in Newman's paper envelope. A few marks are immediately adjacent to Liberty's nose. The surfaces are otherwise free of distractions. The centers show striking weakness, notably on the reverse. The Mint was struggling with its die preparation and coining techniques in this first year of the Capped Bust design. 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 @ $3.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1,175.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.