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Lot 3075

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3075
Date 1787
Side reverse
Grade 25
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 889
Denomination 1C
Description 1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," UNITED STATES, Pointed Rays, Four Cinquefoils, VF25 NGC. CAC. Newman 21-I, W-7010, R.4. 144.0 grains. Benjamin Franklin was responsible for the Fugio design, and on this example it looks like the meridian sun is wearing a pair of Franklin's spectacles, especially so on the heavily clashed reverse. This is a pleasing olive-brown example with smooth and attractive surfaces. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1351.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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