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Lot 3066


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Type Coin
Title Lot 3066
Date 1787
Side obverse
Grade 65
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 884
Denomination FUGIO
Description 1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," STATES UNITED, Pointed Rays, Four Cinquefoils MS65 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. Newman 13-X, W-6855, R.2. 180.0 grains. This is the heaviest of Eric P. Newman's Fugio coppers, exceeding the 157.5 grain standard by 15%. NGC has certified 10 original Fugios in MS65 Red and Brown, and only four finer in that color designation, for all die varieties (8/14). Like all examples of the Newman 13-X die pair, this Gem has obverse and reverse clash marks with a vertical reverse die crack from the border at 6 o'clock. This lovely piece retains close to half its original orange mint color with attractive light olive-brown toning; it is plated in Newman's 2008 Fugio reference. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $7637.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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