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Lot 30167

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30167
Date 1788
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Grade 15
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Draped Bust Left, INDL ET LIB Fine 15 NGC. M. 16.2-O, W-4605, R.5. 111.1 grains. The obverse die is known only with reverse O, and the reverse is also known on the unique Miller 17-O. This obverse is also cataloged as 1787 obverse 32.8. The obverse lacks any die defects while the reverse exhibits die cracks and bulges. Aside from Taylor's exceptional Mint State piece, Fine to Very Fine examples are the norm for this scarce variety. This example is dark steel-brown with old green patina that has developed an attractive glossy appearance, especially on the reverse. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $528.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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