||1838 1C N-4, R.2, MS66 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade MS64. The obverse of this plentiful Newcomb variety has a heavy die crack left of star 9, appearing on all but the earliest die states. Both dies appear nowhere else in the early cent series. This Premium Gem exhibits plentiful brilliant red luster on attractive light brown surfaces. Both sides are pristine, with a minor retained lamination (as made) on the reverse. Census: 1 in 66 Red and Brown, 1 finer (8/14). Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $3525.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.