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Lot 30089

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30089
Date 1787
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Grade 45
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Left XF45 NGC. M. 11.2-K, W-2875, R.3. 149.7 grains. Dr. Hall's white edge paint is clearly visible on this piece. The obverse die appears only in this marriage, while the reverse die also appears with obverse 11.3. Only two examples of Miller 11.3-K are known. Myriad small planchet flaws are mostly evident on the obverse. This Choice XF copper has a blend of golden-brown, mahogany, and blue-steel. The reverse figure has a distinctive cornucopia-like hairdo. Like the Newman example, the Taylor, Perkins, and Ford coins were each graded XF. Ex: Dr. Thomas Hall; Virgil Brand; Brand Estate (sold for $2.25 on May 17, 1935); B.G. Johnson (sold for $7.50); Eric P. Newman; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $5,287.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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