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Lot 7002

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Type Coin
Title Lot 7002
Date 1785
Side reverse
Grade 30
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 813
Description 1785 COPPER Nova Constellatio Copper, Pointed Rays, Large Date VF30 NGC. Crosby 4-C, W-1900, R.5. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. A mildly granular ebony-brown example. The dies were slightly misaligned, favoring the date and NOVA, while legends near 12 o'clock are lightly impressed. A small rim nick is noted on the reverse at 1 o'clock. Far scarcer than Crosby 4-D, the usually encountered 1785 variety. 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 @ $1.25; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $763.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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