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Lot 3053


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Type Coin
Title Lot 3053
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. 144.8 grains. The bottom of the 8 is completely filled on this middle die state piece, although there is no evidence of the late state obverse die crack. This example is clearly finer than the Die State B coin illustrated in the Newman book. Only two or three finer examples are known to us. This olive and steel-brown example has pleasing surfaces with minor reverse lamination typical of the Fugio coppers. Ex: Thomas L. Elder (7/21/1909); Hillyer Ryder; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $2585.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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