||1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," STATES UNITED, Pointed Rays, Four Cinquefoils XF40 NGC. Newman 18-U, W-6960, R.4. 148.8 grains. Both sides of this piece have heavy clash marks in this, the latest recorded die state. This moderately scarce variety is rarely found above XF grades, although the Ford Collection had a nice AU example. Considerable maroon patina is noted on both sides of this olive-brown copper, with minor green corrosion at the right side of the obverse and lower reverse. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1997.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.