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Lot 30076

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30076
Date 1787
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Grade 12
Service Details NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Right, Small Head Fine Details, Environmental Damage NGC. M. 1.1-VV, W-2710, High R.6. 118.8 grains. This is the only appearance of the reverse die, and only about a half dozen exist. The variety was discovered by Dr. Thomas Hall about 1897. Selected examples include the VF Ford coin, the Fine example in the Taylor Collection, a VG to Fine example in the 1975 Pine Tree-EAC sale, this piece, the VG Norweb discovery coin, and the Good ANS specimen. Robert Martin reports 14 known of the Miller 1.1-VV. Both sides of this dark olive and steel-brown example show lighter brown on the devices, with old scratches and corrosion. Ex: Gift of Jerry Tralims, Hialea, Florida (1965); Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $5,581.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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