|Title||1783 Washington & Independence Cent, Large Military Bust, BN|
|Service Catalog #||667|
1783 1C Washington & Independence Cent, Large Military Bust, Baker-4, Vlack 7-E, W-10210, Musante GW-109G, R.4, AU55 NGC. Die alignment: 15?. A Choice AU example of these popular Washington tokens, struck following the conclusion of the War of 1812 in an effort to profit from the shortage of small change. Very smooth surfaces with natural coloration and no real problems make this an attractive choice for a circulated type set. The obverse features several dramatic die breaks. Listed on page 81 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15331, realized $504. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|