||1851 1C N-5, R.2, MS64 Brown NGC. CAC. Our EAC Grade MS60. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Grellman Die State a. The date is farther left than any other 1851 variety, except for N-45, which shares the same obverse die. Sharply struck and satiny, this apple-green near-Gem displays traces of mint red in protected areas of the obverse.. A small lamination on Liberty's cheek is of mint origin. 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 @ $2.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $587.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.