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    Very Rare PR66 Brown
    1773 Virginia Penny, Newman 1-A
    Ex: Brand, Boyd, Ford
    Guide Book and Newman Plate Coin

    1773 PENNY Virginia Penny PR66 Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Ford. No Period, Six Harpstrings. Newman 1-A. 135.7 gn, per Ford catalog. The very rare proof pattern penny, identified by a wide beaded rim. The strike is needle-sharp, and the deep brown and steel-blue surfaces are gorgeously undisturbed by the passage of time. The 2009 Guide Book Plate Coin, page 43. Also photographed in Eric Newman's ANS-published 1956 attribution reference. PCGS has certified only seven pieces in all grades. Population: 2 in 66 Brown, 0 finer (12/08).
    Ex: Richard B. Winsor Collection (S.H. & H. Chapman, 12/1895), lot 68; John G. Mills Collection (S.H. & H. Chapman, 4/1904), lot 102; Virgil Brand Collection; F.C.C. Boyd Collection; John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part VII (Stack's, 1/2005), lot 45.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2TVV, PCGS# 246)


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
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