|Title||1787 New Jersey Copper, Camel Head, BN|
|Service Catalog #||515|
1787 NJERSY New Jersey Copper, Camel Head, Struck Over a Contemporary Counterfeit English Halfpenny, Maris 56-n, W-5310, R.1, XF40 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. An attractive and well-struck Camel Head variety, with enough of an undertype visible to be able to attribute it as a contemporary counterfeit English halfpenny of the George III type. The REX of the undertype is visible below the plow beam, with the III faintly legible above it. On the reverse, the B of BRITANNIA can be seen at 5 o'clock. A pleasing example of this enjoyable Guide Book variety. Listed on page 72 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15309, realized $810. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|