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1817 N.11. Wide Date, Spaced 1 817, High Leaf Under Center of 'S'. Mint State-63

From Stack's October 2006 New York Auction, Session 2 on Oct 18, 2006

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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Large Cents U. S. Coronet Head Large Cents

1817 N.11. Wide Date, Spaced 1 817, High Leaf Under Center of 'S'. Mint State-63.  Light brown to...1817 N.11. Wide Date, Spaced 1 817, High Leaf Under Center of 'S'. Mint State-63. Light brown to olive with some fading red areas on the reverse. Cartwheel lustre and excellent surfaces throughout. Identifiable by a minor tick on Liberty's cheek and a minute edge nick on the reverse above the 'A' of STATES. Tied with perhaps a half dozen for the 4th finest of this variety. Early die state with no rim crumbling, and the recutting on the 'N' in CENT clear.

Ex Arthur C. Fritz Collection (Merkin, October 1966, lot 128); Garry Fitzgerald; Wayne G. Slife; Lester Merkin's Sale, October 1972, lot 539; C. Douglas Smith; Herman Halpern Collection (Stack's, March 1988, lot 333).

Lot # 2560 Session 2
Hammer Price: $1,100.00

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