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Lot 30070

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30070
Date 1786
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Grade 12
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1786 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Left, Hercules Head Fine 12 NGC. M. 5.3-N, W-2575, R.2. 117.3 grains. This late die state shows annular sinking of the reverse die, and that is diagnostic for Reverse N. Obverse 5.3 was used with three reverse dies. The others are Miller 5.3-B.2 with three known, and Miller 5.3-G, offered above, with four known. Reverse N appears here and also with obverse 5.4. This moderately worn example has smooth chocolate-brown surfaces, showing mahogany highlights. Both sides are smooth and problem-free. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,762.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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