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1721-H 9 Den, BN

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Type Coin
Title 1721-H 9 Den, BN
Date 1721
Grade VF25
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 158632
Denomination 9 Den
Mint Mark H

1721-B 9DEN French Colonies 9 Deniers, Rouen Mint, W-11825, Martin 1.5-A.5, R.3, VF25 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. The scarcest date/mint combination of the 9 denier series. This example features a very late state of the obverse die, with the crack at B extending into the adorsed and crossed L's: this must be nearly terminal and is considerably later than the pieces depicted in Martin. The coin is well centered and struck, with the obverse between 12 and 2 o'clock being weak and lighter in color. A very nice representative of this difficult issue. Listed on page 55 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15222, realized $1920. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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