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1787 New Jersey, Deer Head, BN

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Type Coin
Title 1787 New Jersey, Deer Head, BN
Date 1787
Grade VF20
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 147876
Denomination NJERSY

1787 NJERSY New Jersey Copper, Sprig Above Plow, Maris 34-J, W-5115, R.3, VF20 NGC. Die alignment: 120?. The charming "Deer Head" variety, overstruck on a 1787 Connecticut copper. The undertype's CONNEC can be seen starting at the tip of the plow beam down through the date. The Connecticut's date can be seen between 4 and 5 o'clock on the reverse; Liberty's clenched fist holding the olive branch is visible at the central left side of the shield. The Maris J reverse was a workhorse die, being paired with no fewer than 10 different obverses. Listed on page 72 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15305, realized $1080. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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