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Lot 30597

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30597
Date 1787
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Grade 12
Service NGC
Denomination CONNCT
Description 1787 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Draped Bust Left, AUCIORI Fine 12 NGC. M. 38-GG, W-4205, R.4. 134.3 grains. The inked attribution is tentatively attributed to W.W. Hays, although no Circle H card is present. A Henry Chapman envelope accompanies this lot. A planchet void at the upper obverse has toning that matches the rest of the coin, showing a blend of steel, maroon, and light brown. There is no evidence of displaced metal on either side, confirming a pre-production planchet flaw. Ex: Henry Chapman; Hillyer Ryder; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $188.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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