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Lot 30147

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30147
Date '1788'
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Grade 25
Service NGC
Denomination 1/2 P
Description 1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Right GEORGIVS III VF25 NGC. M. 101-D, Vlack 13-88CT, R.5. 135.8 grains. The obverse die is seen on three Machin's Mills varieties of varying dates, identified as Vlack 13-78B, 13-87CT, and 13-88CT as offered here. Crumbling is noted on the I in LIB, and a die crack from the lower curve of the B in that word extends down to the globe, and continues through that letter to the edge. This nicely detailed example has somewhat rough olive and steel-brown surfaces with generally bold design definition. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $705.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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