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Lot 3043

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3043
Date 1787
Side reverse
Grade 30
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 880
Description 1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," UNITED STATES, Cross After Date VF30 NGC. Newman 1-B, W-6600, R.4. 140.8 grains. Obverse 1 is the only die that lacks cinquefoils, having a foliated cross, or quatrefoil after the date. This obverse initially appeared with the AMERICAN CONGRESS pattern reverse, and then with three production reverse dies. Deep brown fields and olive devices exhibit uniform roughness on this pleasing early die state example, with a small spot of green corrosion on the reverse. No evidence of clash marks appears on either side of this piece. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1880.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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