Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1785 Nova Constellatio, MS63 Brown
    Crosby 3-B, Pointed Rays, Large Date

    1785 C NOVA Nova Constellatio Copper, Pointed Rays, Large Date MS63 Brown PCGS. CAC. Crosby 3-B, W-1895, R.2. The Nova Constellatio coppers were struck in Birmingham, England, and circulated in the vicinity of New York. The designs for these coppers were modeled after the 1783 pattern issues that were struck in Philadelphia. The large scale production consisted of several die varieties, initially cataloged by Sylvester S. Crosby in 1875. This Select Mint State example has full cartwheel luster on its medium brown surfaces with a small splash of steel patina on the obverse. Listed on page 56 of the 2018 Guide Book. Population: 8 in 63 Brown, 4 finer for all 1785 Nova Constellatio varieties. CAC: 2 in 63, 0 finer (5/17).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AZ3, PCGS# 813)


    View Certification Details from PCGS

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 940

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Jul 9, 2017 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 14 days left to consign to the 2021 June 24 - 25 HKINF World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Really an effortless way to sell one's coins and still reap their current value.
    C.W.,
    Metairie, LA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search