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Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.2-Z.5     Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.2-Z.5


1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER - 
MILLER 33.2-Z.5

Rarity: Very Common

Variety equivalents: 

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Miller 33.2-Z.12 
1787 Miller 33.2-Z.17 
1787 Miller 33.2-Z.21 
1787 Miller 33.2-Z.22 

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-50.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 36, "Miller 33.2-Z.5, Draped Bust Left, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $920.00

"Choice Very Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, April 19, 2003, Lot 1087, where it was described (in part) as follows: "...Micro-fine porosity does not affect the appearance of this chocolate and tan, two-tone example. Struck slightly off-center on both sides, which, on the reverse at least, is a good thing because the date is bold and completely on the planchet..."

PCGS VF-30.  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, April 19, 2003, Lot 1088, where it was described (in part) as follows: "...135.0 grains. A well struck coin having nice centering, a full date and smooth appearing medium to dark chocolate brown surfaces with somewhat lighter highpoints."

"Very Fine".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, December 7, 2002, Lot 930, 116.2 grains.