||1878 1C PR65 Red and Brown Cameo NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Despite being one of the more available proof issues of the period overall, the proof 1878 Indian cent is rarely found with cameo contrast. This Gem representative displays pleasing field-motif contrast, with deep cherry-red and pale lavender hues complementing luminous bronze-gold color overall. Census: 10 in 65 (1 in 65 S), 2 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 @ $10.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1116.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.