|Service Catalog #||661787|
1787 NJERSY New Jersey Copper, No Sprig Above Plow, Maris 53-j, W-5290, R.4 -- Scratches -- NGC Details. VF. Die alignment: 180?. The presence of a stop after the A of C?SAREA and the tiny 8 are diagnostics for the Maris 53 obverse die. This example has several scratches on the obverse, but retains its charm. Struck from a later state of the reverse due, with a crack running from the rim through the L of PLURIBUS to the shield. This is the only use of either die. Listed on page 72 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15308, realized $456. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|