Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1853 N-25 Cent, MS65 Red
    CAC Approval, Ex: Garrett, Naftzger

    1853 1C N-25, R.1, MS65 Red PCGS. CAC. Ex: Naftzger Collection. Grellman Die State b. This Red 1853 Gem Large cent previously resided in both the Naftzger and Garrett collections and meets the unsurpassed level of quality that collectors have come to associate with those two names. Both sides are gleaming copper-orange and radiant mint luster. A few gunmetal accents are present on each side, and an identifying planchet void occurs in the field above Liberty's nose. Repunching is visible below the 1 and 3. An ideal type or Registry Set coin. Our EAC grade MS64.
    Ex: Garrett Collection, (Bowers & Ruddy, 11/1979), lot 199; Ted Naftzger Collection of Late Date Large Cents (Goldberg Auctions, 9/2009), lot 1173; Regency Auction 33 (Legend Rare Coin Auctions, 6/2019), lot 49.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 226K, Variety PCGS# 403925, Base PCGS# 1903)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper

    View Certification Details from PCGS

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 23
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 731

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Rasmussen Special Edition Catalog
    This hard bound volume contains the magnificent Wes Rasmussen Large Cent Collection, formed by a former President of the Early American Coppers society which was auctioned at the 2005 Florida United Numismatic Auction. Reserve your copy of this remarkable volume for just $75 today.
    Rasmussen Signed Limited Edition Catalog
    A hard bound limited library edition of the Wes Rasmussen Collection Catalog, signed by Wes Rasmussen, Mark Borckardt, Greg Rohan, and Denis Loring, is available while supplies last. Only 100 produced. Reserve your copy of this remarkable limited edition signed volume for just $150 today.
    Sold on Feb 23, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 12 days left to consign to the 2021 July 8 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    You will never be ripped off, scammed, or knowingly sold fakes on Heritage's ongoing online coin auctions, and sometimes the deals are amazing! You can do price research, grade comparisons, you name it (heck, I could almost write a whole article about the ways to use Heritage's Web site!).
    Susan Headley
    Coin Host/Journalist,,
    New York, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search