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Lot 30134

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30134
Date 1787
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Grade 30
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Draped Bust Left, AUCTOPI VF30 NGC. M. 41-ii, W-4235, R.4. 135.8 grains. A single die marriage is known for both the obverse and the reverse. A splendid copper with tan and bluish steel-brown surfaces that show moderate granularity. This piece is dramatically double struck. The upper obverse shows an inverted partial obverse design, including the border and drapery. The reverse shows the arc of a planchet-cutter from the border at 4 o'clock to the center, with the details above that arc sharper than those below. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,645.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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