1785 CONNECTICUT COPPER -
Variety nickname: Mailed Bust Right
was the only use of the obverse die.
reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1785 Miller 2-A.1
Images courtesy of Superior
above). Ex - Bowers & Merena 9/13/88:3054 - Bill Weber -
Superior Galleries' "The Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 3-4, 2002,
Lot 2100, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Choice
glossy medium brown. The only defect is some extremely fine roughness on
the shoulder and bust. LDS, the die clashmarks and swelling are strong.
Weight 143.1 grains."
"F-15". Ex -
Jesse Patrick - McCawley & Grellman "8th Annual C-4
Convention Sale", November 16, 2002, Lot 77, illustrated, "...122.5 gns...The
latest census records from Bobby Martin show nearly 40 examples known of
this scarce variety.", sold for $198.00