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    1864 Venn & Wreford, Detroit, MI, F-225CJ-3d, R.9, MS65 NGC. Thomas J. Venn and William Wreford were Butchers located at 271 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit. They were cousins per this cataloger's research. Venn was born 28 May 1826 in Tiverton, Devonshire, England and die 11 July 1878. Wreford was born 3 December 1833, Tiverton, Devonshire and die 15 May 1926. Here is another extremely rare copper-nickel striking, with possibly two specimens known. This impressive Gem is likely the finest with lustrous tan surfaces and lightly reflective fields.
    Ex: Harmer-Rooke (12/1969), lot 1211.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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