||1883 1C PR65 Red and Brown NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. This Gem proof is somewhat deeply toned with chocolate-brown coloration evident, along with bright pink-red and lavender-brown highlights. This remarkably preserved specimen shows no flyspecks, handling marks or other surface flaws. Relatively few examples from this high-mintage issue have attained the PR65 grade level. 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 @ $2.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $411.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.