Skip to content
1788 Massachusetts Period Cent

Image Information

Type Coin
Title 1788 Massachusetts Period Cent
Date 1788
Grade EF45
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 311
Denomination 1C

1788 CENT Massachusetts Cent, R. 11-E, W-6300, R.4, XF45 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. A problem-free, circulated Massachusetts cent: a good choice for a modest type collection. Medium brown coloration and original surfaces. According to the Bowers Colonial Encyclopedia, no examples of this die variety are known in mint state. Listed on page 61 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $2.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15242, realized $1260. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

Related Content

Image Collection Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX
NNP is 100% non-profit and independent // Your feedback is essential and welcome. // Your feedback is essential and welcome.