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Lot 30103

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30103
Date 1787
/Catalog #
Grade 20
Service NGC
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Draped Bust Left VF20 NGC. M. 29.1-p, W-3155, High R.5. 149.7 grains. The obverse is a reappearance of the 1786 obverse 7. In addition to Miller 29.1-p, the obverse die is found with reverse dies a.2 and n, and the reverse is also found with obverse 16.5. Although only about three dozen are known, this variety is the most plentiful of the various combinations. Slight rim bruises are noted, especially on the reverse of this middle-grade example. Both sides have olive-brown surfaces with minimal ebony verdigris, and light orange rims. Ex: Henry C. Miller (Thomas Elder, 5/1920), lot 1914; Hillyer Ryder; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $587.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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