||1909 1C Indian PR64 Red Cameo NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The proof 1909 Indian cent is a popular issue among type collectors as the final-year issue of the series, but its allure is increased by its rarity with cameo contrast. This full Red Choice example displays softly frosted, crisply struck devices set against deeply mirrored fields. The color is primarily coppery-gold, though faint ribbons of red and green toning are observed in the recesses. Census: 2 in 64, 2 finer (9/14). 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 @ $6.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1645.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.