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Lot 30148

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30148
Date '1788'
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Grade 35
Service NGC
Denomination 1/2 P
Description 1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Right, GEORGIVS III VF35 NGC. M. 101-D, Vlack 13-88CT, R.5. 115.7 grains. The die state of this example is slightly advanced from the previous lot, with a bulge at the upper right obverse. The reverse cracks and crumbling are similar on both coins. A nicely detailed piece showing lovely medium brown and steel surfaces with trivial blemishes and faint granularity. The Garrett Collection had an XF, and Taylor and Ford each had Fine examples. None appeared in the 1975 Pine Tree-EAC sale, or in Perkins. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,116.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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