||1873 2C Closed 3 PR66 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. Both sides of this lovely Premium Gem retain a good amount of orange luster interspersed with tan and lilac patination. Solidly struck throughout, including remarkably crisp definition on the horizontal shield lines. This scarce proof-only issue has an estimated mintage of only 600 pieces. The strong shield lines are a positive identifier of this piece as an original striking. Census: 37 in 66 (1 in 66 S) Red and Brown, 2 finer (10/13). Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $12,925.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.