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1767-A Sou RF, BN

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Type Coin
Title 1767-A Sou RF, BN
Date 1767
Grade F15
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 158637
Denomination Sou
Mint Mark A

1767-A 9 DEN French Colonies Copper Sou, Paris Mint, Vlack 1-A, RF Counterstamp, Fine 15 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. A well-circulated example of this Colonial coinage, with light brown coloring, clear legends, and a distinct counterstamp. The reverse die break linking DOMINI and BENEDICTUM can clearly be observed. The 1767 pieces reissued with an RF counterstamp were primarily intended for circulation in the West Indies. The counterstamp on this example is Vlack G. Listed on page 55 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15238, realized $114. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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