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Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.2-Z.12     Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.2-Z.12


1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER - 
MILLER 33.2-Z.12

Rarity: Very Common

Variety equivalents: 

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Miller 33.2-Z.5 
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 MH

Recent appearances:
"Extremely Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Dec 1988 sale of the Herbert Oecshner collection, Lot 1109 - MH

"Choice Very Fine+".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, April 20, 2002, Lot 936, illustrated, where it was described (in part) as follows: "...Superb surfaces and color, the only flaws being some tiny rim dings on the obverse. This coin has no real wear..."

"Very Fine".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1381, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "1787 CT Copper, Miller 33.2-Z.12, Draped Bust Facing Left, Very Fine.  117.3 grains. Rarity 1. Dark, olive-brown, with lighter high points. This variety normally comes somewhat indistinct, so the grade is based on actual wear. The surfaces are micro-porous, with an almost matte appearance."

 
 

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