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    1788 Massachusetts Cent, MS64 Brown
    Ryder 12-M, Ex: Ryder, Ford
    High Condition Census

    1788 1C Massachusetts Cent, Period, Ryder 12-M, W-6350, Low R.4, MS64 Brown NGC. Ex: Ryder. Ryder 12-M is scarce in all grades and decidedly rare above the XF grade level. This Choice Mint State example is one of the finest known, with glossy auburn-brown toning that yields remnants of reddish luster in the protected areas. The centers are a bit soft, not unusual for the issue, though CENT remains clear. A planchet crack (as made) extends on the obverse from the rim above the E in WEALTH to the butt of the arrow, and on the reverse from the rim near the final S to the tip of the lowest arrow. This obverse is the same die as Ryder's obverse 6 of the 1787 coinage, seen here in one of its five additional uses in 1788. This is one of six uses for the reverse die.
    Ex: Judson P. Brenner Collection (U.S. Coin Company, 6/1916), lot 204; Hillyer Ryder; F.C.C. Boyd; John J. Ford, Jr. Collection (Stack's, 10/2004), lot 148; Jon Hanson; Donald Groves Partrick.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2B27, PCGS# 311)


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    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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