||1880 1C PR64 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. With a mintage of 3,955 pieces, the proof 1880 Indian cent is easily obtainable in Gem grades. The appeal of this Choice example, however, lies in the rich patination that blankets each side in shades of coppery-orange, violet, and olive-blue toning. Well-struck devices and moderately reflective fields increase the eye appeal. 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 @ $4.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $381.88. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.