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Lot 30141

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30141
Date 1788
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Grade 40
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Right XF40 NGC. M. 2-D, W-4405, R.1. 114.2 grains. The obverse is seen only on this one variety, while the reverse appears here, on Miller 16.1-D, and on Vlack 13-88CT, a counterfeit English halfpenny. The current offering from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society includes five examples of the 1788 Connecticut Miller 2-D, each in a different die state. Crumbling appears along the right side of the I in LIB, with no trace of an obverse die break or reverse cracks. Planchet marks are noted at the central obverse on this pleasing olive and steel-brown example, with microscopic granularity on both sides. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $587.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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