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Lot 30142

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30142
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. 91.1 grains. A slight die crack is noted below the back of the mail on the obverse, with a delicate die crack from the lower curve of the B in LIB. Pleasing olive-brown and blue-steel surfaces are free of imperfections on either side. The obverse is nicely centered, while LIB on the reverse is partly off the flan. Attractive surfaces and pleasing color. Several higher grade pieces are known for this popular variety. The varieties and die states associated with 1788 reverse D would make a fascinating display, illustrating a complex emission sequence. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,527.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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