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Lot 30085

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30085
Date 1787
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Grade 25
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Left VF25 NGC. M. 9-D, W-2850, High R.5. 137.3 grains. Die alignment 270 degrees. Obverse 9 is found in combination with reverse dies D, E, and R, while reverse D is also found with obverse 13. All four varieties appear in the present sale. The round Circle H tag that accompanies this lot and a few others in the present sale originated with William Wallace Hays (1821-1899). Struck on a defective planchet with a rim anomaly at 4 o'clock. This example has chocolate-brown surfaces with a small obverse planchet defect on the cheek. Imperfectly centered with AUCTORI bold and CONNEC nearly absent. The reverse has most of the legend bold. The date is almost entirely off the flan. Ex: Dr. Thomas Hall (5/1890); William Wallace Hays; Hillyer Ryder; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $940.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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