262.2 grains (per the Partrick catalog)
San Francisco Collector - Stack's 5/1946:742 - Theodore Grand - Stack's 12/1947:16, $800 - Hollinbeck Stamp and Coin, sold privately in 1956 - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/1988:3395, $59,400 - Jon Hanson, sold privately (as agent?) for $62,000 - Donald Groves Partrick Collection - Heritage 1/2015:5505, $564,000
Loye L. Lauder Collection - William Doyle Galleries 12/1983:235 - Stack's, sold privately in 12/1983 - Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection - Heritage 1/2009:1501, $86,250
David Hall: This variety of Birch Cent has the edge inscribed " TO BE ESTEEMED BE USEFUL* " and there are only two known specimens. One specimen is very worn. Its estimated grade is FR02 and it was sold in the January, 2009 Heritage auction for $86,250. The finest known specimen is an estimated grade EF45/AU50 coin. It was in the Norweb collection and sold in the November, 1988 Norweb auction for $59,400.
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