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    1787 Miller 39.1-h.1 Connecticut Copper, AU55
    Third Finest Known, Ex: Mills-Ryder-Boyd-Ford

    1787 COPPER Connecticut, Draped Bust Left, AUCTOBI, M. 39.1-h.1, W-4210, R.5, AU55 NGC. 149.5 grains. Obverse die 39.1 is known with reverse dies h.1 and ff.2. Reverse die h.1 is known with obverse die 39.1. John Ford's core collection example in Choice Uncirculated condition stands alone atop the Condition Census. New Netherlands sold a Mint State coin as lot 102 in its June 1958 51st Sale. This well-pedigreed AU55 representative is believed to be third among the finest known examples. Reddish-brown surfaces exhibit tan and steel accents. The effigy and Liberty's head are strongly detailed, and the coin is nearly flawlessly centered with only the bottom of the date touching the rim. Partially lustrous. The reverse was struck from rusted die. Listed on page 66 of the 2021 Guide Book.
    Ex: John G. Mills (Chapman Brothers, 4/1904), lot 316; Hillyer Ryder; F.C.C. Boyd; John J. Ford, Jr. (Stack's, 6/1994), lot 171; Jon Hanson (6/18/1994); Donald G. Partrick.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 687281, Base PCGS# 379)

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    November, 2020
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