|Title||1787 New Jersey Copper, Small Planchet, Plain Shield, MS, BN|
|Service Catalog #||506|
1787 NJERSY New Jersey Copper, No Sprig Above Plow, Maris 38-c, W-5190, R.3, VF25 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. The obverse of Maris 38-c has the smallest horse's head in the entire New Jersey series, and the reverse has the only shield with seven pales (the groups of vertical lines within). This piece exhibits good obverse detail and original surfaces. A dark spot is noted at the first A of C?SAREA. Struck from a very late state of the reverse die, with much sinking and bulging. Listed on page 72 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15306, realized $432. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|