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Lot 30104

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30104
Date 1787
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Grade 20
Service NGC
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Draped Bust Left VF20 NGC. M. 29.2-o, W-3165, High R.5. 135.8 grains. The obverse die also appears with reverse N, and the reverse die is combined with obverses 28 and 42 as well. Smooth olive-brown and tan surfaces characterize this pleasing copper, surviving from the scarce Miller 29.2-o die pair. The tops of the date are visible, and all lettering is complete except for the E in CONNEC that is almost entirely absent. About 35 to 40 examples survive in all grades. Ex: John G. Mills (Chapman Brothers, 4/1904), lot 289; Hillyer Ryder; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $528.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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