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Lot 3071

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3071
Date 1787
Side obverse
Grade 30
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 889
Denomination 1C
Description 1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," UNITED STATES, Pointed Rays, Four Cinquefoils VF30 NGC. Newman 18-H, W-6950, R.5. 150.4 grains. A scarce variety that is usually found in lower grades. The Ford, Norweb, Kessler, Hancock, and Craige Collections all had VF examples as does the Newman Collection. This piece has heavy obverse clash marks and a thick vertical die crack at the lower reverse. The obverse is olive-brown and tan, with steel and tan toning on the reverse. A few trivial surface marks are evident, with microscopic reverse roughness. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1292.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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