|Title||1786 New Jersey Copper, Narrow Shield, BN|
|Service Catalog #||496|
1786 NJERSY New Jersey Copper, Straight Beam, Maris 15-T, W-4825, R.4, VF20 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. A circulated example with dark brown fields and lighter raised areas. The incomplete 6 in the date is clear. The reverse is boldly struck, highlighting the prominent outline to the shield (a diagnostic for the variety) and the recutting of some of the letters in the legend (notably R, B, and M). Some obverse granularity by the plow and date is noted. Listed on page 71 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $3.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15301, realized $576. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|