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Lot 30217

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30217
Date 1787
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Grade 25
Service NGC
Denomination COPPER
Description 1787 COPPER New Jersey Copper, PLURIRUS VF25 NGC. M. 55-l, W-5300, R.5. 157.4 grains. The reverse die has the B of PLURIBUS broken at the bottom, and appearing as PLURIRUS. Traces of an old black-inked attribution appear in the right obverse field of this light brown copper, remaining visible despite light cleaning long ago. A round collector's tag accompanies this lot in the style of the Circle H collector of Connecticut fame, although likely in a different hand. A heavy die crack appears at the upper obverse of this late die state piece. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $7,637.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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