||1897 1C PR63 Red and Brown NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The proof 1897 cent is a well-made issue, sometimes encountered with varying degrees of cameo contrast. This representative displays lightly dappled ocean-blue overtones amid pale pinkish-gold color, with subtle field-motif contrast on each side. As is characteristic of this issue, the devices are fully defined in all respects. 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 @ $5.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $411.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.