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Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 17-g.3     Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 17-g.3


1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER - 
MILLER 17-g.3

Rarity: Common

Variety equivalents: 

Notes:

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Recent appearances:
"VF-20."  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Robert W. Schwan Collection," October 26-27, 2000, Lot 16, "155.2 grains...28.3 mm," not illustrated @ $345.00

"Very Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, December 9, 2000, Lot 858, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "1787 CT Copper, Draped Bust Left, Miller 17-g.3, Very Fine.  148.4 grains. Rarity 4 (Very Scarce). Medium to dark olive-brown in color, with decent surfaces. Tiny, tiny planchet clip from 3:00-4:00, barely affecting the denticles. An old, shallow scrape on the second N of CONNEC has moved some of the metal to the base of that letter. Overall, a pleasing example of this slightly scarcer variety. - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1376, illustrated

 
 

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