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Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 19-g.4      Reverse of Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 19-g.4


1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER - 
MILLER 19-g.4

Rarity: Scarce

Variety equivalents: 

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

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Recent appearances:
"About Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, October 14, 2000, Lot 989, "152.7 grains. Medium brown and tan. Small natural planchet voids, one on each side (see scan).", not sold - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1377, illustrated, not sold - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, April 19, 2003, Lot 1085, illustrated

"Very Fine" (illustrated below).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, October 13, 2001, Lot 1149, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "1787 CT Copper, Mailed Bust Facing Left, Miller 18-g.4 [mis-attributed), Very Fine.  147.6 grains. Rarity 3 (Scarce). Glossy, steel-gray, with a small streak of brassy color on the left side of the obverse. Expert, barely detectable repair work on the reverse and the rim at the ND of INDE. This example has much better details than normal and shows the bulging at the base of the reverse that affects the date. Nice centering and eye appeal."

Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 19-g.4   Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 19-g.4

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