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Lot 3052

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3052
Date 1787
Side reverse
Grade 45
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 904
Denomination FUGIO
Description 1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," UNITED STATES, Rounded Club Rays XF45 NGC. CAC. Newman 4-E, W-6685, R.3. 159.8 grains. This early die state example is the plate coin for Eric P. Newman's 2008 reference, United States Fugio Copper Coinage of 1787, and it doubles as the plate for Die State A. The obverse die is perfect with no evidence of crumbling in the bottom of the 8 as seen in the lot below. This attractive Choice XF example has golden-tan surfaces with mahogany toning at the lower obverse. This is easily a Condition Census example of the variety. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $2585.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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