|Title||1787 Fugio Cent, UNITED STATES, Cinquefoils, BN|
|Service Catalog #||889|
1787 FUGIO Fugio Cent, Pointed Rays, UNITED STATES, 4 Cinquefoils, Newman 8-B, W-6740, R.3, AU58 NGC. 148.0 grains. Die alignment: 180?. A near-mint example of this interesting variety, which always comes with heavy reverse clash marks showing the impression of the obverse sun's face and rays near 6 o'clock. Struck on a striated planchet, as occasionally seen. This is from a somewhat early state of the obverse die, with only the start of the die break though the first 7 of the date. Listed on page 89 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15342, realized $2880. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|