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    1787 New Jersey Copper, XF40
    'Serpent Head' Variety, M. 54-k

    1787 COPPER New Jersey Copper, Serpent Head, XF40 PCGS. CAC. M. 54-k, W-5295, R.3. The long, curved neck of the horse provides the source for the "Serpent Head" label, apparently first bestowed during the first half of the 20th century. The present walnut-brown example is well defined and nicely centered. The few flan flaws are trivial, and relevant marks are limited to two narrow impressions on the plow. Listed on page 70 of the 2016 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2B4W, PCGS# 518)

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    August, 2015
    12th-16th Wednesday-Sunday
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