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1787 Connecticut Copper, ETLIR, BN

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Type Coin
Title 1787 Connecticut Copper, ETLIR, BN
Date 1787
Grade AU50
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 391
Denomination CONNCT

1787 CONNCT Connecticut Copper, ETLIR, M. 37.1-cc.1, W-4100, R.4, AU50 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. A pleasing Connecticut copper, with a well-centered and consistent strike and a mellow golden-tan patina. The fields are smooth except where disrupted by slight irregularities in the die. Full legends and a clear date make this a nice example of this Guide Book variety. The B at the end of LIB was poorly punched or excessively lapped, making it resemble an R. This is the only use of either die. Listed on page 64 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15253, realized $1020. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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