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Lot 30555

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30555
Date 1787
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Grade 20
Service NGC
Denomination COPPER
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Left, Laughing Head VF20 NGC. M. 6.2-M, W-2825, R.4. 126.5 grains. Struck slightly off center, this piece shows a portion of the lip outside the border dentils on the reverse, from 10 to 12 o'clock. A pleasing two-tone piece, exhibiting golden-tan with mahogany and steel patina. Trivial flaws and microscopic granularity are evident on each side. Ex: United States Coin Company (Wayte Raymond and Elmer Sears); Hillyer Ryder; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $587.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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