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Lot 3070

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3070
Date 1787
Side obverse
Grade 30
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 883
Denomination CENT
Description 1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," STATES UNITED, Pointed Rays, Four Cinquefoils VF30 NGC. CAC. Newman 17-S, W-6935, R.3. 126.0 grains. This is the lightest of Eric P. Newman's Fugios at exactly 20% below the 157.5 grain standard. The usual die state with a minor reverse die crack at ring 8. Despite its status as a plentiful variety, none were found in the Bank of New York Hoard, so the Condition Census is low. Only a few examples grade better than XF. Eric P. Newman's Choice VF example has olive-brown and golden-tan surfaces with splashes of steel toning. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1762.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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