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1788 Vermont Copper, Bust Right, BN

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Type Coin
Title 1788 Vermont Copper, Bust Right, BN
Date 1788
Grade VF20
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 563

1788 COPPER Vermont Copper, ET LIB INDE, Struck Over Contemporary Counterfeit Irish Halfpenny, RR-18, Bressett 19-X, W-2135, R.5 -- Obv Scratched -- NGC Details. VF. Die alignment: 150?. A fun overstrike, with an obverse legend that seems to read VERMONGEORGIVSORI. The reverse undertype is less distinct, but the H of HIBERNIA can be seen a bit right of 6 o'clock. Both sets of denticles are visible on each side. An attractive coin, but with a horizontal scratch on the obverse (not to be confused with the vertical die crack). Listed on page 74 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15321, realized $3840. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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