Condition Census 1850 N-17
Lustrous light olive and steel brown with 20% of the mint red remaining, mostly on the reverse (a 10/30% split). An attractive cent with just a few minor marks including a small spot at the bottom of the eye (easily missed), a small puff of darker steel toning (not carbon) under the right side of the 8, and another at the right top of the 1. EDS, die state a. All the fine die lines are sharp. Our grade is MS60+, tied for CC#5 in the Grellman census.
From a Stack’s Bowers auction as lot 8736 (lot ticket included)
Certification # 1889.64/41382113
LOT LISTING https://www.icollector.com/1850-N-17-R5-PCGS-graded-MS64-Brown_i41781565
PRICE REALIZED 550.00