||1787 1C Massachusetts Cent XF45 NGC. R. 3-G, W-6090, R.3. Our Massachusetts copper survey includes 222 1787 cents. More than half of those are examples of the two common varieties, 2b-A (58) and 3-G (63). Trivial handling marks on each side of this piece are only visible with magnification. The olive surfaces exhibit subliminal bluish overtones, creating excellent eye appeal. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $7.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2,585.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.