||1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Left XF Details, Environmental Damage NGC. M. 7-E, W-4480, Low R.6. 112.7 grains. In addition to this variety, the obverse appears with reverse dies F.2 and K, and the reverse is found with obverse dies 9, 12.1, and 12.2. This obverse die is a reappearance of the 1787 obverse 11.1. An attractive example of this rare variety, with old corrosion that now displays a slightly glossy appearance. Both sides are primarily blue-steel, with considerable golden-tan on the obverse devices, and similar traces on the reverse. At least three high grade examples of this important die marriage survive. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $646.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.