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Lot 3077

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3077
Date 1787
Side reverse
Grade 66
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 919
Denomination 1C
Description 1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent" (c. 1860), New Haven Restrike, Brass MS66 NGC. CAC. Newman 104-FF, W-17560, R.3. 142.6 grains. An impressive Premium Gem with yellow-orange peripheries and light olive toning over the balance of the obverse and reverse. This early die state example, the only brass New Haven Restrike that NGC has certified, has a perfect obverse with light reverse die rust. PCGS records 13 examples in brass, with none finer than MS65. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $4112.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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