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1787 BRASHER "DOUBLOON"
The Yale University Specimen

NGC AU-55.  

Weight - 407.5 grains
Diameter - 29.8 mm

NGC AU-55 (illustrated above).  E. Cogan - J.F. McCoy - J.N.T. Levick - Woodward 10/1864:1540 - Colin Lightbody - G.F. Seavey - L.G. Parmalee - A.C. Zabriskie - Virgil Brand - B.G. Johnson - F.C.C. Boyd - William H. Owen - Yale University - Stack's (offered on January 1981 for $650,000) - HNAI 1/05 FUN Sale.  Unidentified thieves stole this coin from the Yale University collection but it was recovered in 1967.

Source: Breen, Walter, "Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of United States and Colonial Coins", copyright 1988 by F.C.I. Press, New York, NY, pp. 92-93