||1877 1C -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. Unc. Despite old cleaning, this piece displays deep burgundy, rose, orange-gold patina over each side, with only minor softness on the wreath bow and the upper feather tips. The 1877 Indian cent has long been considered the key date in the series, and examples in all grades and conditions are readily welcomed by series specialists. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2115.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.