||1890 $1 PR67 NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. This original 1890 Morgan dollar, certified PR67 by NGC, is essentially as struck, showing surfaces that have acquired a beautiful patina over the decades. (Eric Newman purchased this piece as a "brilliant proof," according to the original envelope.) The central devices remain faintly silver to pinkish and show considerable mint frost contrasting against the mirrored fields. The peripheries are given over to bluish and deeper pinkish hues, with amber-gold at the extreme margins. The strike throughout is essentially full, in contrast to many examples of this low-mintage proof issue of 590 pieces. Census: 18 in 67 (1 in 67 S), 2 finer (10/13). 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 $9,987.50 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.