1855 1C Knob on Ear, BN MS (PCGS# 1913)
The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 98
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1855 Braided Hair Cent. N-9. Rarity-1. Grellman Die State D. Slanting 5s, Knob on Ear. MS-64 BN (PCGS). Glossy tobacco-brown surfaces also reveal outlines of warmer gray-brown tinting to many of the devices. This piece is quite smooth for the grade with a bold-to-sharp strike in most areas. Popular <em>Guide Book </em>variety.