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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 1



    NEW JERSEY COPPER COINS THE NEW JERSEY NO COULTER DIES The No Coulter varieties are among the rarest and most avidly collected of all New Jersey coppers When Maris catalogued the series in 1881 he included eleven die com binations 7 E 8 F 9 G 10-G 10 h 11 G 11 H 11 1 2 G 12 G 12 1 and 22 P In laying out his photographic plate he grouped all but the last of these together in the upper right quadrant apparently based upon their obverse style which is similar He placed 22 P in the lower left of the plate although in the text he noted that its obverse resembled 10 in many respects This anomalous placement may have been made necess


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 1



    NEW JERSEY COPPER COINS THE NEW JERSEY NO COULTER DIES The No Coulter varieties are among the rarest and most avidly collected of all New Jersey coppers When Maris catalogued the series in 1881 he included eleven die com binations 7 E 8 F 9 G 10-G 10 h 11 G 11 H 11 1 2 G 12 G 12 1 and 22 P In laying out his photographic plate he grouped all but the last of these together in the upper right quadrant apparently based upon their obverse style which is similar He placed 22 P in the lower left of the plate although in the text he noted that its obverse resembled 10 in many respects This anomalous placement may have been made necess


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 1



    NEW JERSEY COPPER COINS THE NEW JERSEY NO COULTER DIES The No Coulter varieties are among the rarest and most avidly collected of all New Jersey coppers When Maris catalogued the series in 1881 he included eleven die com binations 7 E 8 F 9 G 10-G 10 h 11 G 11 H 11 1 2 G 12 G 12 1 and 22 P In laying out his photographic plate he grouped all but the last of these together in the upper right quadrant apparently based upon their obverse style which is similar He placed 22 P in the lower left of the plate although in the text he noted that its obverse resembled 10 in many respects This anomalous placement may have been made necess


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 96

    2/1/1994

    ver In all other respects there are nearly as many dissimilarities as there are parametrical relationships Expressed schematically the above observations of the No Coulter die families may be shown as follows Table 7 Groups I IV Issnediate Fasdlies Analytical Comparisons Style Style Low Heavy Medal Coin One Two Weight Weight Turn Turn Group I Group I Group I Group II Group II 9 G 9 G 9 G 10-G 10 G 10 G 10 h 10 h 10 h 10 gg 10 gg 10 gg lO oo lO oo lO oo 11 H 11 H 11 H most 11 H few 11 hh 11 hh 11 hh 11 1 2 G 11 1 2 G 11 1 2 G 12 G 12 G 12 G most 12 G few 12 1 12 1 12 1 most 12 1 few 22 P 22 P 22 P CONCLUSIONS The immediate No Coulter families in Groups I and II are remarkably homogeneous In terms of metrology and style their varieties are very similar They are furthe


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    53rd catalog of United States coins and currency, plus a few cased sets. [06/16-18/1959].

    NNP-AUC-NEW40-071

    to border crack wing tip to tops of AMERICA tail tip of arrow butt center of UN bases of ITED For identification we may call the variety 8 F It is very rare 2 Pcs 965 Two more unlisted 1807 s First a duplicate 8 F cracked the same second the unlisted muling 5 E Only one seen of the latter Very Good or so Desirable lot for specialists 2 Pcs 966 Bust Left design 1807 50 20 B 10-G H 9 Fine probably should be called better as there is appreciable mint lustre but the central weakness would make it hard to convince the ordinary collector 967 Two more 10 G s Very Good to Fine light pin scratches 2 Pcs 968 A fourth 10 G and B 12 J Latter with normal 50 C large stars Despite contrary redbook listing this is at least ten times as rare as the 50 20 Fine and Good


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    The New York Americana Sale



    ens known Though this variety is perhaps a bit more common than that today as Hodder reported seeing 11 specimens in 2003 it remains very rare Were this one smooth and glossy it would likely be a Condition Census candidate As is it is undam aged sharp and pleasing and is a desirable way to add another variety to a substantial collection without buying an ugly rarity The Maris Garrett 10-G is probably the only example with a longer provenance chain From the Joel Geoffrey Collection previously Bowers and Merena s sale of the Norweb Collection Part I October 1987 Lot 1309 with origi nal lot ticket Earlier ex J W Scott Dr Thomas Hall Collection Hall to Virgil Brand in 1909 Brand estate acquired from New Netherlands Coin Company s 46th Sale June 1955 Pleasin


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 96

    2/1/1994

    ver In all other respects there are nearly as many dissimilarities as there are parametrical relationships Expressed schematically the above observations of the No Coulter die families may be shown as follows Table 7 Groups I IV Issnediate Fasdlies Analytical Comparisons Style Style Low Heavy Medal Coin One Two Weight Weight Turn Turn Group I Group I Group I Group II Group II 9 G 9 G 9 G 10-G 10 G 10 G 10 h 10 h 10 h 10 gg 10 gg 10 gg lO oo lO oo lO oo 11 H 11 H 11 H most 11 H few 11 hh 11 hh 11 hh 11 1 2 G 11 1 2 G 11 1 2 G 12 G 12 G 12 G most 12 G few 12 1 12 1 12 1 most 12 1 few 22 P 22 P 22 P CONCLUSIONS The immediate No Coulter families in Groups I and II are remarkably homogeneous In terms of metrology and style their varieties are very similar They are furthe


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    53rd catalog of United States coins and currency, plus a few cased sets. [06/16-18/1959].

    NNP-AUC-NEW40-071

    to border crack wing tip to tops of AMERICA tail tip of arrow butt center of UN bases of ITED For identification we may call the variety 8 F It is very rare 2 Pcs 965 Two more unlisted 1807 s First a duplicate 8 F cracked the same second the unlisted muling 5 E Only one seen of the latter Very Good or so Desirable lot for specialists 2 Pcs 966 Bust Left design 1807 50 20 B 10-G H 9 Fine probably should be called better as there is appreciable mint lustre but the central weakness would make it hard to convince the ordinary collector 967 Two more 10 G s Very Good to Fine light pin scratches 2 Pcs 968 A fourth 10 G and B 12 J Latter with normal 50 C large stars Despite contrary redbook listing this is at least ten times as rare as the 50 20 Fine and Good


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    The New York Americana Sale



    ens known Though this variety is perhaps a bit more common than that today as Hodder reported seeing 11 specimens in 2003 it remains very rare Were this one smooth and glossy it would likely be a Condition Census candidate As is it is undam aged sharp and pleasing and is a desirable way to add another variety to a substantial collection without buying an ugly rarity The Maris Garrett 10-G is probably the only example with a longer provenance chain From the Joel Geoffrey Collection previously Bowers and Merena s sale of the Norweb Collection Part I October 1987 Lot 1309 with origi nal lot ticket Earlier ex J W Scott Dr Thomas Hall Collection Hall to Virgil Brand in 1909 Brand estate acquired from New Netherlands Coin Company s 46th Sale June 1955 Pleasin


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 96

    2/1/1994

    ver In all other respects there are nearly as many dissimilarities as there are parametrical relationships Expressed schematically the above observations of the No Coulter die families may be shown as follows Table 7 Groups I IV Issnediate Fasdlies Analytical Comparisons Style Style Low Heavy Medal Coin One Two Weight Weight Turn Turn Group I Group I Group I Group II Group II 9 G 9 G 9 G 10-G 10 G 10 G 10 h 10 h 10 h 10 gg 10 gg 10 gg lO oo lO oo lO oo 11 H 11 H 11 H most 11 H few 11 hh 11 hh 11 hh 11 1 2 G 11 1 2 G 11 1 2 G 12 G 12 G 12 G most 12 G few 12 1 12 1 12 1 most 12 1 few 22 P 22 P 22 P CONCLUSIONS The immediate No Coulter families in Groups I and II are remarkably homogeneous In terms of metrology and style their varieties are very similar They are furthe


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    53rd catalog of United States coins and currency, plus a few cased sets. [06/16-18/1959].

    NNP-AUC-NEW40-071

    to border crack wing tip to tops of AMERICA tail tip of arrow butt center of UN bases of ITED For identification we may call the variety 8 F It is very rare 2 Pcs 965 Two more unlisted 1807 s First a duplicate 8 F cracked the same second the unlisted muling 5 E Only one seen of the latter Very Good or so Desirable lot for specialists 2 Pcs 966 Bust Left design 1807 50 20 B 10-G H 9 Fine probably should be called better as there is appreciable mint lustre but the central weakness would make it hard to convince the ordinary collector 967 Two more 10 G s Very Good to Fine light pin scratches 2 Pcs 968 A fourth 10 G and B 12 J Latter with normal 50 C large stars Despite contrary redbook listing this is at least ten times as rare as the 50 20 Fine and Good


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    The New York Americana Sale



    ens known Though this variety is perhaps a bit more common than that today as Hodder reported seeing 11 specimens in 2003 it remains very rare Were this one smooth and glossy it would likely be a Condition Census candidate As is it is undam aged sharp and pleasing and is a desirable way to add another variety to a substantial collection without buying an ugly rarity The Maris Garrett 10-G is probably the only example with a longer provenance chain From the Joel Geoffrey Collection previously Bowers and Merena s sale of the Norweb Collection Part I October 1987 Lot 1309 with origi nal lot ticket Earlier ex J W Scott Dr Thomas Hall Collection Hall to Virgil Brand in 1909 Brand estate acquired from New Netherlands Coin Company s 46th Sale June 1955 Pleasin


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 91

    7/1/1992

    the last appears somewhat misshapen In terms of style the obverse overall more closely resembles Maris obverse 10 than any other die The weight of the discovery coin is the lowest of any No Coulter I have yet seen Its closest competitors for low weight are the Garrett 8 F Lot 1393 116 8 gns and the Taylor 8i C Lot 2157 116 6 gns Its diameters are similar to those measured on a few Maris 10-G most 10 h the majority of 11 H and the unique 1 1 hh They are much larger than those seen on other No Coulter varieties as Maris 7 E 9 G 10 qo 1 1 i G 12 G and 12 1 Its reverse die orientation is similar to that seen on No Coulter varieties Maris 7 E 8 C 9 G 10 G and all but one specimen each of 11 H 12 G and 12 1 The new discovery has inspired a thorough study of the NJ No Coul


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 26, No. 5(152)

    9/15/1992

    ree 10 75 10 2 Die clash Lot 2425 NASCA 4 81 1 0 3 Die break Rim at 250 degrees through F in Fugio Lot 6160 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 10 4 Die clash With reverse G STRIKE ORDER 10 1 T 1 10 2 00 1 10 2 G 2 BREAK 10 1 T 2 BREAK 10 2 00 2 BREAK 10 3 G 2 BREAK 10 2 T 3 10 2 G 1 CLASH CLASH 10 4 G 3 CLASH CLASH POPULATION CENSUS WEIGHTS 10-G Rarity 3VF IF 2VG 1AG Weights Grains 150 2 151 9 10 T Rarity 5 1 XF 4VF 2F 4VG 4G 1 AG Weights Grains 158 6 165 9 153 3 150 1 150 1 154 6 150 5 10 00 Rarity 8 1VF Weights Grains 161 6 SPECIMEN BANK PLATES 10 G NASCA 4 81 Lot 2424 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 Lot 6160 353 XXVI 152


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 91

    7/1/1992

    the last appears somewhat misshapen In terms of style the obverse overall more closely resembles Maris obverse 10 than any other die The weight of the discovery coin is the lowest of any No Coulter I have yet seen Its closest competitors for low weight are the Garrett 8 F Lot 1393 116 8 gns and the Taylor 8i C Lot 2157 116 6 gns Its diameters are similar to those measured on a few Maris 10-G most 10 h the majority of 11 H and the unique 1 1 hh They are much larger than those seen on other No Coulter varieties as Maris 7 E 9 G 10 qo 1 1 i G 12 G and 12 1 Its reverse die orientation is similar to that seen on No Coulter varieties Maris 7 E 8 C 9 G 10 G and all but one specimen each of 11 H 12 G and 12 1 The new discovery has inspired a thorough study of the NJ No Coul


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 26, No. 5(152)

    9/15/1992

    ree 10 75 10 2 Die clash Lot 2425 NASCA 4 81 1 0 3 Die break Rim at 250 degrees through F in Fugio Lot 6160 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 10 4 Die clash With reverse G STRIKE ORDER 10 1 T 1 10 2 00 1 10 2 G 2 BREAK 10 1 T 2 BREAK 10 2 00 2 BREAK 10 3 G 2 BREAK 10 2 T 3 10 2 G 1 CLASH CLASH 10 4 G 3 CLASH CLASH POPULATION CENSUS WEIGHTS 10-G Rarity 3VF IF 2VG 1AG Weights Grains 150 2 151 9 10 T Rarity 5 1 XF 4VF 2F 4VG 4G 1 AG Weights Grains 158 6 165 9 153 3 150 1 150 1 154 6 150 5 10 00 Rarity 8 1VF Weights Grains 161 6 SPECIMEN BANK PLATES 10 G NASCA 4 81 Lot 2424 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 Lot 6160 353 XXVI 152


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 96

    2/1/1994

    8 F cannot be analyzed metrobgically due to its extreme rarity The two recorded specimens however show weights considerably below those called for by law and ones that resemble the weights of Group 1 coins In terms of style Maris 8 F also resembles the other date under plowbeam van eties found in Group 1 Group III varieties are more complex and divided than those in Group 1 The weights of 10-G 10 h 1 1 1 2 G and possibly 1 0 gg resemble those of Group 1 By contrast the weights of 9 G 1 1 H 1 2 G and 1 2 1 are more robust and the popu lations of these varieties originally included many coins that reached or exceeded the statutory norm for the New Jersey coinage Planchet sizes are generally medium with the exception of some 1 1 H in their late states which are as large as


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    Early American Coin Session, in cooperation with The Colonial Coin Collectors Club



    something of a die crack delta The plate coin in the Newman 2008 work for Newman 9 T is actually a 10 T correct your copy in ink Newman 9 T is a very elusive variety in any grade and anything better than Fine is a significant rarity This one is at or near the top of the list PCGS 883 From the Rob Retz Family Collection Purchased from Jonathan Kern in November 1991 Very Scarce Newman 10-G 1 Over Horizontal 1 6783 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EF De tails Environmental Damage PCGS 1 52 3 grains An extremely sharp example of this notable major variety Struck notably off center to 10 o clock but all legends and design elements are present The surfaces are hard and glossy dark brown that nears


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    The January 2013 Americana Sale



    ly hard and glossy and the only mark that greets the eye under low magnification is a shallow old scrape on Washington s forehead that completely eludes the unaided eye Choice and appealing in spite of the minor disturbance PCGS 667 From the Ted L Craige Collection Paper envelope with attribu tion notation included 11434 1783 Circa 1820 Washington Military Bust Copper Baker 4 Vlack 10-G W 10240 Rarity 1 Large Military Bust Unc Details Rim Damage PCGS 108 5 grains Glossy deep golden brown with lively chestnut red high lights Smooth and appealing in spite of the tiny rim bruises on the reverse Sharply struck and well worth careful exami nation PCGS 667 From the Ted L Craige Collection Earlier from New Netherlands sale of December 1968 lot 480 and apparently di


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    The January 2013 Americana Sale



    Session Two Starts 5 00 PM ET Tuesday January 22 201 3 Condition Census Newman 10-G Rarity 1 Over Horizontal 1 11581 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EF Details Bent PCGS 160 3 grains An important new addition to the Condition Census of this ma jor variety combining the 1 over Horizontal 1 obverse New man obverse 10 with a UNITED STATES reverse the such only die marriage in the Fugio series


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    The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, U.S. Coins



    Session Three Starts 6 00 PM CT Wednesday August 14 2013 High Grade Newman 10-G Rarity 1 Horizontal 1 1352 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EE Details Scratch PCGS 147 5 grains A high grade example of this major variety combining a the lone 1 Horizontal 1 obverse with a UNITED STATES reverse to create a full Rarity 6 die marriage that appears on every Redbook collector s want list The sur


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    United States Coins, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens: Featuring Selections From the Johansson Collections, Werner Amelingmeier Collection, and Others



    terms of wear Sur faces are a deep chestnut brown in the fields lighter golden brown on the devices and legends Uniformly and lightly porous this specimen is struck a bit off center on a Nova Constellatio Copper the remnants of which are faintly visible at the central reverse NEW JERSEY COPPERS VERY RARE 1786 M IO G NO COULTER NEW JERSEY COPPER Lot No 277 277 1786 New Jersey Copper Maris 10-G No Coulter Uncertain Mint Rarity 6 126 1 grains Struck Medal Turn Fine On the obverse the devices and legends are well defined their light tan color standing out against fields that are a deeper clay brown in tone and are uniformly porous There are also areas of darker ebony brown as well as some pits around EA of CAESAREA The reverse is a deep ruddy brown and is evenly granular o


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 91

    7/1/1992

    the last appears somewhat misshapen In terms of style the obverse overall more closely resembles Maris obverse 10 than any other die The weight of the discovery coin is the lowest of any No Coulter I have yet seen Its closest competitors for low weight are the Garrett 8 F Lot 1393 116 8 gns and the Taylor 8i C Lot 2157 116 6 gns Its diameters are similar to those measured on a few Maris 10-G most 10 h the majority of 11 H and the unique 1 1 hh They are much larger than those seen on other No Coulter varieties as Maris 7 E 9 G 10 qo 1 1 i G 12 G and 12 1 Its reverse die orientation is similar to that seen on No Coulter varieties Maris 7 E 8 C 9 G 10 G and all but one specimen each of 11 H 12 G and 12 1 The new discovery has inspired a thorough study of the NJ No Coul


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 96

    2/1/1994

    8 F cannot be analyzed metrobgically due to its extreme rarity The two recorded specimens however show weights considerably below those called for by law and ones that resemble the weights of Group 1 coins In terms of style Maris 8 F also resembles the other date under plowbeam van eties found in Group 1 Group III varieties are more complex and divided than those in Group 1 The weights of 10-G 10 h 1 1 1 2 G and possibly 1 0 gg resemble those of Group 1 By contrast the weights of 9 G 1 1 H 1 2 G and 1 2 1 are more robust and the popu lations of these varieties originally included many coins that reached or exceeded the statutory norm for the New Jersey coinage Planchet sizes are generally medium with the exception of some 1 1 H in their late states which are as large as


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    U.S. Gold, Silver & Copper Coins featuring The New Jersey Collection of U.S Gold, Silver & Copper Coins & The John M. Foreman, Sr. Collection



    k from the bottom of the shield to the rim at left The 87 in the date is weak as always Struck very slightly off center on the reverse affecting the denticles only Intermediate die state with some die chips behind the horse s head and in the plow handles Deep brown with touches of faded red Glossy surfaces Very Fine AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE GROUP OF COULTERLESS VARIETIES EXTREMELY RARE MARIS 10-G Lot No 1330 1 1330 1786 Maris 10 G Low R 7 An extremely rare coulterless variety with an estimated population of 10 12 pieces Medal axis as always on the coulterless issues Full date legends and denticles and more than half the shield lines visible which is unusual for this type Strong detail on the horse j and plow Harshly cleaned at one time with resulting light uniform porosity


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    Early American Coin Session, in cooperation with The Colonial Coin Collectors Club



    something of a die crack delta The plate coin in the Newman 2008 work for Newman 9 T is actually a 10 T correct your copy in ink Newman 9 T is a very elusive variety in any grade and anything better than Fine is a significant rarity This one is at or near the top of the list PCGS 883 From the Rob Retz Family Collection Purchased from Jonathan Kern in November 1991 Very Scarce Newman 10-G 1 Over Horizontal 1 6783 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EF De tails Environmental Damage PCGS 1 52 3 grains An extremely sharp example of this notable major variety Struck notably off center to 10 o clock but all legends and design elements are present The surfaces are hard and glossy dark brown that nears


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    The January 2013 Americana Sale



    ly hard and glossy and the only mark that greets the eye under low magnification is a shallow old scrape on Washington s forehead that completely eludes the unaided eye Choice and appealing in spite of the minor disturbance PCGS 667 From the Ted L Craige Collection Paper envelope with attribu tion notation included 11434 1783 Circa 1820 Washington Military Bust Copper Baker 4 Vlack 10-G W 10240 Rarity 1 Large Military Bust Unc Details Rim Damage PCGS 108 5 grains Glossy deep golden brown with lively chestnut red high lights Smooth and appealing in spite of the tiny rim bruises on the reverse Sharply struck and well worth careful exami nation PCGS 667 From the Ted L Craige Collection Earlier from New Netherlands sale of December 1968 lot 480 and apparently di


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    The January 2013 Americana Sale



    Session Two Starts 5 00 PM ET Tuesday January 22 201 3 Condition Census Newman 10-G Rarity 1 Over Horizontal 1 11581 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EF Details Bent PCGS 160 3 grains An important new addition to the Condition Census of this ma jor variety combining the 1 over Horizontal 1 obverse New man obverse 10 with a UNITED STATES reverse the such only die marriage in the Fugio series


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    The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, U.S. Coins



    Session Three Starts 6 00 PM CT Wednesday August 14 2013 High Grade Newman 10-G Rarity 1 Horizontal 1 1352 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EE Details Scratch PCGS 147 5 grains A high grade example of this major variety combining a the lone 1 Horizontal 1 obverse with a UNITED STATES reverse to create a full Rarity 6 die marriage that appears on every Redbook collector s want list The sur


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    United States Coins, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens: Featuring Selections From the Johansson Collections, Werner Amelingmeier Collection, and Others



    terms of wear Sur faces are a deep chestnut brown in the fields lighter golden brown on the devices and legends Uniformly and lightly porous this specimen is struck a bit off center on a Nova Constellatio Copper the remnants of which are faintly visible at the central reverse NEW JERSEY COPPERS VERY RARE 1786 M IO G NO COULTER NEW JERSEY COPPER Lot No 277 277 1786 New Jersey Copper Maris 10-G No Coulter Uncertain Mint Rarity 6 126 1 grains Struck Medal Turn Fine On the obverse the devices and legends are well defined their light tan color standing out against fields that are a deeper clay brown in tone and are uniformly porous There are also areas of darker ebony brown as well as some pits around EA of CAESAREA The reverse is a deep ruddy brown and is evenly granular o


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 26, No. 5(152)

    9/15/1992

    ree 10 75 10 2 Die clash Lot 2425 NASCA 4 81 1 0 3 Die break Rim at 250 degrees through F in Fugio Lot 6160 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 10 4 Die clash With reverse G STRIKE ORDER 10 1 T 1 10 2 00 1 10 2 G 2 BREAK 10 1 T 2 BREAK 10 2 00 2 BREAK 10 3 G 2 BREAK 10 2 T 3 10 2 G 1 CLASH CLASH 10 4 G 3 CLASH CLASH POPULATION CENSUS WEIGHTS 10-G Rarity 3VF IF 2VG 1AG Weights Grains 150 2 151 9 10 T Rarity 5 1 XF 4VF 2F 4VG 4G 1 AG Weights Grains 158 6 165 9 153 3 150 1 150 1 154 6 150 5 10 00 Rarity 8 1VF Weights Grains 161 6 SPECIMEN BANK PLATES 10 G NASCA 4 81 Lot 2424 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 Lot 6160 353 XXVI 152


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 91

    7/1/1992

    the last appears somewhat misshapen In terms of style the obverse overall more closely resembles Maris obverse 10 than any other die The weight of the discovery coin is the lowest of any No Coulter I have yet seen Its closest competitors for low weight are the Garrett 8 F Lot 1393 116 8 gns and the Taylor 8i C Lot 2157 116 6 gns Its diameters are similar to those measured on a few Maris 10-G most 10 h the majority of 11 H and the unique 1 1 hh They are much larger than those seen on other No Coulter varieties as Maris 7 E 9 G 10 qo 1 1 i G 12 G and 12 1 Its reverse die orientation is similar to that seen on No Coulter varieties Maris 7 E 8 C 9 G 10 G and all but one specimen each of 11 H 12 G and 12 1 The new discovery has inspired a thorough study of the NJ No Coul


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 96

    2/1/1994

    8 F cannot be analyzed metrobgically due to its extreme rarity The two recorded specimens however show weights considerably below those called for by law and ones that resemble the weights of Group 1 coins In terms of style Maris 8 F also resembles the other date under plowbeam van eties found in Group 1 Group III varieties are more complex and divided than those in Group 1 The weights of 10-G 10 h 1 1 1 2 G and possibly 1 0 gg resemble those of Group 1 By contrast the weights of 9 G 1 1 H 1 2 G and 1 2 1 are more robust and the popu lations of these varieties originally included many coins that reached or exceeded the statutory norm for the New Jersey coinage Planchet sizes are generally medium with the exception of some 1 1 H in their late states which are as large as


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    U.S. Gold, Silver & Copper Coins featuring The New Jersey Collection of U.S Gold, Silver & Copper Coins & The John M. Foreman, Sr. Collection



    k from the bottom of the shield to the rim at left The 87 in the date is weak as always Struck very slightly off center on the reverse affecting the denticles only Intermediate die state with some die chips behind the horse s head and in the plow handles Deep brown with touches of faded red Glossy surfaces Very Fine AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE GROUP OF COULTERLESS VARIETIES EXTREMELY RARE MARIS 10-G Lot No 1330 1 1330 1786 Maris 10 G Low R 7 An extremely rare coulterless variety with an estimated population of 10 12 pieces Medal axis as always on the coulterless issues Full date legends and denticles and more than half the shield lines visible which is unusual for this type Strong detail on the horse j and plow Harshly cleaned at one time with resulting light uniform porosity


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    Selections from the Estate of Louis E. Eliasberg, Jr. and the Collection of Chester L. Krause



    vy scratch atop shield some light reverse rim nicks Still smooth and appealing with bold devices save for the usual weak date Maris 28 L W 5065 Rarity 3 VF 25 Tan and deep chestnut brown with good gloss despite moderate granularity Some light pinscratches in obverse field noted with a glass Total 2 pieces From the Peter Scherff Collection of Colonial Coins The Taylor Rescigno Maris 10-G Rarity 6 2139 1786 New Jersey copper Maris 10 G W 4740 Rarity 6 i No Coulter Fine 15 124 0 gns Light brown devices contrast with slightly darker fields on the lightly granular obverse The reverse is rougher mostly medium brown with some shallow darker scale below the shield The obverse is aligned trivially to 3 00 with the outside edge of the denticles visible at 9 00 The denticles


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    Early American Coin Session, in cooperation with The Colonial Coin Collectors Club



    something of a die crack delta The plate coin in the Newman 2008 work for Newman 9 T is actually a 10 T correct your copy in ink Newman 9 T is a very elusive variety in any grade and anything better than Fine is a significant rarity This one is at or near the top of the list PCGS 883 From the Rob Retz Family Collection Purchased from Jonathan Kern in November 1991 Very Scarce Newman 10-G 1 Over Horizontal 1 6783 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EF De tails Environmental Damage PCGS 1 52 3 grains An extremely sharp example of this notable major variety Struck notably off center to 10 o clock but all legends and design elements are present The surfaces are hard and glossy dark brown that nears


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    The January 2013 Americana Sale



    ly hard and glossy and the only mark that greets the eye under low magnification is a shallow old scrape on Washington s forehead that completely eludes the unaided eye Choice and appealing in spite of the minor disturbance PCGS 667 From the Ted L Craige Collection Paper envelope with attribu tion notation included 11434 1783 Circa 1820 Washington Military Bust Copper Baker 4 Vlack 10-G W 10240 Rarity 1 Large Military Bust Unc Details Rim Damage PCGS 108 5 grains Glossy deep golden brown with lively chestnut red high lights Smooth and appealing in spite of the tiny rim bruises on the reverse Sharply struck and well worth careful exami nation PCGS 667 From the Ted L Craige Collection Earlier from New Netherlands sale of December 1968 lot 480 and apparently di


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    The January 2013 Americana Sale



    Session Two Starts 5 00 PM ET Tuesday January 22 201 3 Condition Census Newman 10-G Rarity 1 Over Horizontal 1 11581 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EF Details Bent PCGS 160 3 grains An important new addition to the Condition Census of this ma jor variety combining the 1 over Horizontal 1 obverse New man obverse 10 with a UNITED STATES reverse the such only die marriage in the Fugio series


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    The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, U.S. Coins



    Session Three Starts 6 00 PM CT Wednesday August 14 2013 High Grade Newman 10-G Rarity 1 Horizontal 1 1352 1787 Fugio Copper Pointed Rays Newman 10 G W 6700 Rarity 5 UNITED STATES 1 Horizontal 1 4 Cinquefoils EE Details Scratch PCGS 147 5 grains A high grade example of this major variety combining a the lone 1 Horizontal 1 obverse with a UNITED STATES reverse to create a full Rarity 6 die marriage that appears on every Redbook collector s want list The sur


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    The Henry P. Kendall Foundation Collection



    Stack s Bowers Galleries Presents The Henry P Kendall Foundation Collection Rare Noe 13 3 Oak Tree Shilling 2334 1652 Oak Tree Shilling Noe 13 3 Salmon 10-G Rarity 6 IN at Bottom VF 20 PCGS CAC 71 14 grains 26 3 x 26 5 mm Struck from the slightly later die state of Noe 13 that Eric Newman first described as Noe 13 3 in his work The Secret of the Good Samaritan Shilling Numismatic Notes and Monographs 142 Pointing out the recutting atop the tree the creation of a serif at the top of the second S in MASATHVSETS and the newly forked crossb


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    United States Coins, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens: Featuring Selections From the Johansson Collections, Werner Amelingmeier Collection, and Others



    terms of wear Sur faces are a deep chestnut brown in the fields lighter golden brown on the devices and legends Uniformly and lightly porous this specimen is struck a bit off center on a Nova Constellatio Copper the remnants of which are faintly visible at the central reverse NEW JERSEY COPPERS VERY RARE 1786 M IO G NO COULTER NEW JERSEY COPPER Lot No 277 277 1786 New Jersey Copper Maris 10-G No Coulter Uncertain Mint Rarity 6 126 1 grains Struck Medal Turn Fine On the obverse the devices and legends are well defined their light tan color standing out against fields that are a deeper clay brown in tone and are uniformly porous There are also areas of darker ebony brown as well as some pits around EA of CAESAREA The reverse is a deep ruddy brown and is evenly granular o


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 26, No. 5(152)

    9/15/1992

    ree 10 75 10 2 Die clash Lot 2425 NASCA 4 81 1 0 3 Die break Rim at 250 degrees through F in Fugio Lot 6160 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 10 4 Die clash With reverse G STRIKE ORDER 10 1 T 1 10 2 00 1 10 2 G 2 BREAK 10 1 T 2 BREAK 10 2 00 2 BREAK 10 3 G 2 BREAK 10 2 T 3 10 2 G 1 CLASH CLASH 10 4 G 3 CLASH CLASH POPULATION CENSUS WEIGHTS 10-G Rarity 3VF IF 2VG 1AG Weights Grains 150 2 151 9 10 T Rarity 5 1 XF 4VF 2F 4VG 4G 1 AG Weights Grains 158 6 165 9 153 3 150 1 150 1 154 6 150 5 10 00 Rarity 8 1VF Weights Grains 161 6 SPECIMEN BANK PLATES 10 G NASCA 4 81 Lot 2424 Kingswood Galleries 8 90 Lot 6160 353 XXVI 152


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    The Asylum, April-June 2012

    4/1/2012

    b auction rather than the more proven venues and hope sufficient bidders would attend to sup port some level of reasonable auction prices In the end the convention and auction were great successes Colonial and New Jersey copper col lecting had officially come of age as a mainstream part of the American numismatic hobby 72 In the last decade eBay has yielded such rare finds as Maris 8V2 C 10-G 59 mm 9 G 21 2 R and 18 L


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    The C4 Newsletter, Summer 2001

    6/1/2001

    1 have kept these varieties as R5 as the spread between MIN and HIGH is wide and there may be sufficient double counting to keep the rating for the present I have not seen the 29 5 L or the 72 aa for the record NJ VARIETIES R5 TO R9 VAR R MIN HIGH VAR R MIN HIGH 7 C R9 1 1 35 J R6 18 25 7 E R7 6 6 35 W R7 5 5 a F R8 3 3 36 J R7 11 11 8 5 C R8 3 3 37 J R6 23 31 9 G R7 6 6 37 X R7 12 12 10-G R6 15 16 38 L R9 1 1 10 h R7 8 8 38 b R6 18 21 10 gg R8 3 3 40 b R5 32 38 lO oo R9 1 1 41 c R5 27 37 10 5 R9 1 1 42 c R5 34 48 C 11 G R9 1 1 42 5 c R9 1 1 11 H R5 29 36 44 c R7 9 11 11 hh R9 1 1 45 d R5 32 51 11 5 R7 11 11 47 e R6 25 28 G 12 1 R5 37 54 47 5 e R8 2 2 13 J R6 20 27 48 X R7 4 4 15 U R5 29 40 49 f R5 34 53 16 J R6 19 33 51 g R6 25 34 16 S R9 1 1 55 1 R5 33 57 16


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    The C4 Newsletter, Winter 2008

    12/1/2008

    Winter 2008 The no coulters have been classified into four groups Group I consists of 7 C 7 E 8 Vt C and 10 4 C Group II consists of 8 F Group El consists of 9 G 10-G 10 h 10 gg lO oo 11 H 11 hh 11 i G 12 G and 12 1 Group IV consists of 22 P The common design of the no coulter coins with shaggy horse manes and microscopic dates seems to suggest that they were all made by one die cutter A study of the planchet sizes and the orientation of the dies however suggests that the no coulters are not the product of a single mint Groups I and II app


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    The C4 Newsletter, Winter 2008

    12/1/2008

    and started searching for everything I could on the no coulters to see if I could find any clues There are 17 no coulter varieties The three more common varieties are Maris 12 G 12 1 and 11 H The last of these the Maris 1 1 H is the rarest of the three rated an R6 and therefore closer to the high end of the range of 13 to 30 known With regard to the remaining varieties the Maris 10-G is an R6 I and the rest are R7 or rarer 27


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 10

    12/1/1963

    The Fugio Cents of 1787 A considerable number of new Fugio varieties and die combinations have been discovered during the past few years and may be unknown to some collectors The following table presents a compilation of the presently known varieties and combinations of the regular issue Those marked with an asterisk are believed to be unique The numbering system is that of E P Newman 1 B 10-G 16 H 1 L 10 T 16 N 1 CC 1 z 11 A 17 1 1 1 B 1 7 s 2 C 11 X 17 vw 5 D 12 M ie H 12 S 18 u 12 U 18 X 4 e 12 X 12 Z 12 KK 19 M 5 f 19 z 15 N 19 ss 6 1 W 15 R 15 X 20 R 15 KK 20 X 7 T 14 H 21 1 8 B 14 0 8 X 15 H 22 M 9 P 15 K 9 Q 15 V 25 ZZ 9 S 15 Y 9 T Note Combinations 1 Q and 9 L are believed nonexistant and are not listed above


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 31

    5/1/1971

    15 H R 6 R 6 4 E R 4 R 4 3 i 15 K R 7 R 7 13 s j 15 V R 7 R 7 5 F R 7 R 7 m 15 Y R 4 R 4 9 5 HH R 8 4 2 3 l 16 H R 6 R 6 7 6 W R 6 R 5 M m 16 N R 5 R 5 7 T R 6 R 4 R 8 5 17 1 ___ R 8 2 4 17 S R 7 R 5 8 8 B R 1 R 1 17 WW R 8 R 7 8 X R 3 R 3 9 12 15 3 4 18 H R 6 R 6 9 P R 6 R 5 1 18 U R 5 R 4 9 Q R 8 R 6 18 X R 8 R 8 2 9 S R 8 R 7 9 T R 6 R 5 19 M R 7 R 7 13 19 Z R 7 00 1 s 1 14 10-G R 7 R 7 19 SS R 8 R 7 13 10 T R 7 R 7 j i 1 20 R R 8 R 8 1 1 A R 6 R 6 20 X R 7 R 7 1 1 B R 3 R 3 8 9 3 11 X R 4 R 3 21 1 R 7 R 5 12 M R 7 R 5 22 M R 8 R 7 12 S R 7 R 5 5 12 U R 7 R 6 3 23 ZZ R 8 6 12 X R 1 R 1 3 12 Z R 7 R 7 13 s 12 KK R 7 g Notes are on the following page


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 44

    7/1/1975

    1 MS 60 in Anton collection Note 17 7 9 Not in Maris Discovered by Q David Bowers in 1959 Anton collection ex Empire Coin Co private collector 7 E High 7 JHU FoC C Boyd Estate California dealer Missouri collection Cleveland collection 8 F 8 JHU Virginia collection 8 C 8 Not in Maris Anton collection JHUo 9 G High 7 JHU NJHS Montclair collection Massachusetts collection 10-G Low 7 JHU NJHS Anton collection 3 Plainfield collection ex Spiro collection Long Island collection Trenton collection and another 10 gg 8 Not in Maris Discovered by Dr Hall in April 1895 Massachusetts collection ex Hall Brand Boyd 10 h 7 NJHS Anton collection Rhode Island collection Montclair collection others 11 G 9 Anton collection about uncirculated ex Massachusetts Hist


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 69

    11/1/1984

    Notes Remarks 1 B R 6 R 5 R 5 R 8 1 17 20 NOTE 4 23 1 L R 8 R 7 R 6 1 Z R 7 R 7 R 7 2 21 1 CC R 7 R 7 R 7 4 known 2 C R 7 R 7 R 7 Club Rays 3 D R 5 R 4 R 3 3 Club Rays 4 E R 4 R 4 R 3 3 Club Rays 5 F R 7 R 7 R 7 Club Rays 5 HH R 8 R 8 2 18 3 known 6 W R 6 R 5 R 4 7 T R 6 R 4 R 8 R 4 R 8 5 8 B R 1 R 1 R 1 8 8 X R 3 R 3 R 2 9 12 15 9 P R 6 R 5 R 4 1 9 Q R 8 R 6 R 5 9 S R 8 R 7 R 7 9 T R 6 R 5 R 6 10-G R 7 R 7 R 7 10 T R 7 R 7 R 6 11 A R 6 R 6 R 6 19 11 B R 3 R 3 R 4 8 9 11 X R 4 R 3 R 4 12 M R 7 R 5 R 4 12 S R 7 R 5 R 5 12 U R 7 R 6 R 5 12 X R 1 R 1 R 1 12 Z R 7 R 7 R 8 R 7 R 8 16 12 KK R 7 R 6 12 LL R 8 R 7 18 26 5 known


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