||1865 1C PR65 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. The published mintage of 500 proof 1865 cents reflects only those sold in silver proof sets, but a small number of additional pieces were also distributed in minor proof sets. Nevertheless, the issue remains scarce. This piece displays highly reflective fields with vivid cherry-red and orange-gold hues encompassing each side. Fully defined design elements complete the immense visual appeal. Census: 31 in 65 (1 in 65+) Red and Brown, 8 finer (9/14). Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2585.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.