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Lot 30090

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30090
Date 1787/1877
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Grade 35
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Left, 1787 over 1877 VF35 NGC. M. 12-Q, W-2885, R.3. 132.7 grains. Dr. Hall's white edge paint is plainly seen on this piece. Both dies are unique to this frequently located variety, and the obverse carries over to the 1788 series where it is obverse 8. The obverse side shows die bulges through the tops of NNE. The distinctive reverse has the branch hand separating IN and DE, with ETLIB crowded toward the right. The tops of the date overlap the exergue line. The obverse exhibits chocolate and blue-steel toning, with olive and steel on the reverse. Both sides display microscopic granularity. Ex: Dr. Thomas Hall; Virgil Brand; Brand Estate (sold for $2.50 on May 17, 1935); B.G. Johnson (sold for $5.00); Eric P. Newman; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,292.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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