||1874 $3 MS63 Prooflike NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Despite being one of the most readily available dates in the entire series, examples with a Prooflike designation are difficult to locate. In all grades, NGC has certified just 28 Prooflike representatives. Additionally, the service has seen only two pieces in MS63 and none finer (8/14). Each side of this Select coin enjoys remarkably mirrored fields and frosty design elements, qualities affirmed by both NGC and CAC. Peripheral reddish hues accent otherwise yellow-gold surfaces, and the strike shows minor blending over the lower curls, the date, and the lower wreath. 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 @ $75.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $4993.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.