||1820 1C Small Date, N-15, R.2, MS64 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade MS60. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The T in LIBERTY touches the upper coronet border, characteristic of N-15. Unlike N-13, N-15 is rare in Mint State. The present near-Gem has a medium brown portrait, wreath, and fields. The original brick-red color outlines the stars and ONE CENT. Although the dies are moderately rusted, the surfaces are smooth and unabraded. As of 8/14, NGC has certified just two examples as N-16 Red and Brown, the present MS64 and an MS63. 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 @ $6.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2702.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.