||1787 COPPER New Jersey Copper, No Sprig above Plow AU53 NGC. M. 43-d, W-5225, R.1. 148.2 grains. The Maris 43-d is one of the seven most plentiful varieties in the New Jersey series, and the present offering of coins from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society includes four different examples, each deserving a placement in the Condition Census. The revised census, including the Newman coins, will read: Gem, Unc (2), AU+ (2), AU (4). This semi-glossy olive and chocolate-brown example has pleasing surfaces showing only trivial blemishes. Clash marks are noted on the reverse, including arcing clash marks through the shield. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1,880.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.