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    1786 New Jersey, MS63 Red and Brown
    Very Rare Maris 16-J, Finest Known
    Straight Plow Beam

    1786 New Jersey Copper, Straight Plow Beam, M. 16-J, W-4835, Low R.6, MS63 Red and Brown NGC. The present lot appeared in the 2006 Norweb auction but was not from the Norweb estate, rather it was described as "an incredible new discovery, recently imported from England; the finest known Maris 16-J by a significant margin ... none has ever had one anywhere near as nice as this." Maris 16-J is a very rare variety, and most survivors are in lowly circulated grades. This practically unabraded example has pale peach-gold surfaces with blushes of lavender-brown along the borders. The reverse legends exhibit minor strike doubling, while the remainder of the coin does not. Likely, the reverse (hammer) die rotated slightly between the two strikes, though the central reverse still shows slight exactness of impression. Among all Straight Plow Beam varieties of 1786 New Jersey coppers, the NGC Census is 2 in MS63 Red and Brown and 3 in MS65 Brown. For all varieties of 1786 New Jersey coppers, NGC has certified just three pieces as Red and Brown (10/20). Listed on page 73 of the 2021 Guide Book.
    Ex: Stack's (11/2006), lot 2293; Donald G. Partrick.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 766284, Base PCGS# 45423)


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2021
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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