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Obverse of 1785 Connecticut Copper - Miller 6.1-A.1     Reverse of 1785 Connecticut Copper - Miller 6.1-A.1

  
1785 CONNECTICUT COPPER -
MILLER 6.1-A.1

Rarity: Rare

Variety nickname: Mailed Bust Right

Notes:
This was the only use of the obverse die.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1785 Miller 2-A.1

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
"EF-40" (illustrated 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

 
 

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