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Lot 30144

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30144
Date 1788
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Grade 30
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Right VF30 NGC M. 2-D, W-4405, R.1. 118.8 grains. A heavy obverse rim break appears below the back of the bust. The reverse has die cracks from each letter in LIB, with crumbling on the right side of that I, as on all five examples offered here. Like the present offering, the Taylor Collection included five different examples. Two others appeared in Perkins, and single examples were offered in the 1975 Pine Tree-EAC sale and in Ford. This pleasing medium olive-brown example has smooth surfaces and excellent centering with the date and the tops of all letters complete. Ex: B.A. Seaby, Ltd. (London); Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $558.13. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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