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    (Circa-1850) NE Sixpence
    Silver Wyatt Copy, Kenney-2, MS62

    (circa-1850) New England Sixpence, Wyatt Copy, Silver, MS62 NGC. Kenney-2, W-14010, Low R.7. Thomas Wyatt of New York City is the best-known maker of mid-19th century deceptive copies of Massachusetts silver. Wyatt even imitated the out-of-round characteristics of the genuine N.E. sixpence, created by shallow straight clips along the borders. Granular recessions are present at 5 o'clock on the obverse, and opposite at 7 o'clock on the reverse. The fields exhibit heavy parallel die polish lines, as struck.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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