||1870 1C PR64 Red NGC. A scarce proof issue in high grades with full Red color. The design elements are fully struck, save for the typical Shallow N in ONE. Wispy raised die striations are evident on the reverse, with the aid of a magnifier, while several struck-through lint marks are noted on Liberty's neck and cheek. This attractive near-Gem specimen is free of any mentionable post-strike surface flaws. Census: 20 in 64 Red, 14 finer (9/14). 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; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1527.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.