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Lot 3082

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3082
Date 1787
Side obverse
Grade 64
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 919
Denomination 1C
Description 1787 1C Fugio "Cent" (c. 1860), AMERICAN CONGRESS, White Metal, Reverse Die Impression MS64 NGC. Newman-GG. 126.8 grains. The white metal reverse impression from the same source as the Newman-102 obverse impression. This piece is plated in the 2008 Newman reference where it is described as aluminum. However, the weight seems too high for that composition. Bright pewter-gray surfaces and essentially as made. Ex: Virgil Brand; Brand Estate; Richard Picker; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $6462.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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