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    Desirable Near-Gem 1787 Fugio Cent
    Newman 8-B, UNITED STATES

    1787 1C Fugio Cent, UNITED STATES, Cinquefoils MS64 Brown NGC. Newman 8-B, W-6740, R.3. A beautiful chocolate-brown near-Gem that has traces of brick-red in the obverse legends. Intricately struck with the exception of BUSINESS and opposite on the reverse near 12 o'clock. Struck from boldly clashed dies; the incused sun on the lower reverse appears to be wearing spectacles. Listed on page 83 of the 2011 Guide Book. Census: 6 in 64 Brown, 5 finer (11/10).
    From The Dr. Raymond Biggs Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2B8F, PCGS# 889)


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2011
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
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