|Title||1787 New Jersey, Deer Head, BN|
|Service Catalog #||147876|
1787 NJERSY New Jersey Copper, Sprig Above Plow, Maris 34-J, W-5115, R.3, VF20 NGC. Die alignment: 120?. The charming "Deer Head" variety, overstruck on a 1787 Connecticut copper. The undertype's CONNEC can be seen starting at the tip of the plow beam down through the date. The Connecticut's date can be seen between 4 and 5 o'clock on the reverse; Liberty's clenched fist holding the olive branch is visible at the central left side of the shield. The Maris J reverse was a workhorse die, being paired with no fewer than 10 different obverses. Listed on page 72 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15305, realized $1080. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|