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Lot 30107

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30107
Date 1787
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Grade 55
Service NGC
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Draped Bust Left, Double Struck AU55 NGC. M. 31.2-r.3, W-3210, R.1. 134.3 grains. A remarkable example, prominently double struck and also in splendid condition. The first strike was slightly off center to 6 o'clock, with the top half of the date visible. The second strike was a bit further off center to 12 o'clock with a complete date visible above the first exergual line. The branch from each strike is almost perfectly aligned, forming a tall, slender tree. Considerable luster is evident on the smooth chocolate-brown surfaces, with traces of faded mint red especially visible on the reverse. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $5,581.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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