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Lot 3009


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Type Coin
Title Lot 3009
Date 1783
Side reverse
Grade 63
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 801
Denomination C NOVA
Description 1783 COPPER Nova Constellatio Copper, Pointed Rays, Small US MS63 Brown NGC. Crosby 2-B, W-1865, R.2. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. 124.4 grains. This piece is a full millimeter larger in diameter than the previous example, permitting the presence of most of the obverse and reverse border designs. The strike is sharp with excellent detail. The surfaces are mahogany, chestnut, and olive, with a splash of navy blue toning. Both sides are smooth and attractive with trivial grade-consistent marks. No spots appear on either side of this appealing copper. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $10.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $3818.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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