||1803 1C Small Date, Small Fraction, S-253, B-12, R.2, VG10 NGC. Our EAC Grade Good 6. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The distinctive die break near STATES identifies Sheldon-253. A light crack is also present beneath the bust tip. This olive-gray cent displays clear legends and an unmarked obverse. A few faded pinscratches are noted after OF and on the ICA in AMERICA. 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 @ $3.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $164.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.