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Lot 30156

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30156
Date 1788
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Grade 25
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Left VF25 NGC. M. 9-E, W-4500, High R.5. 121.9 grains. Obverse 9 is only known with reverse E, and that reverse is also found with obverse dies 7, 12.1, and 12.2. All four reverse E varieties are included in the present offering. Chestnut-brown surfaces show splashes of maroon and mahogany on both sides of this pleasing example. A small obverse rim bruise is visible at 11:30. This piece is above average among the 35 to 40 surviving examples of the die marriage. Two or three AU to Mint State pieces are known, along with a handful of VF to XF pieces. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $558.13. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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