||1895 1C PR62 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. By 1895, the quality of proof coinage at the Mint was increasing, and Gem examples of this proof Indian cent issue are among the more readily available for type collectors. This piece is boldly struck, with rich orange-gold, violet, and amber toning over each side. A deeper toning speck is noted at the base of Liberty's nose. 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 @ $3.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $259.68. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.