1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER -
Rarity: Very Rare
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American History Auctions, Inc.
"Choice Extremely Fine." Ex -
B. Max Mehl, February 27, 1917 - Strong Museum - Stack's
"66th Anniversary Sale", October 16, 2001, Lot 226, illustrated,
where it was described as follows: "1787
M.33.34-W.2 (R-6). Choice Extremely Fine. 145.4 grains. Bold strike
on round planchet with clear diagnostics, including small CONNE, large low
C: on obverse, small deeply inset ETLIB:. Smooth glossy medium brown
surfaces show very limited stain near rims. Exceptionally high Condition
Census adds materially to this coin's desirability."
"Choice Very Fine" (illustrated
above). Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid
Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1371, illustrated, where it was described as
"1787 CT Copper, Draped Bust Facing Left...Choice Extremely Fine.
126.2 grains. Medium brown to tan colors, with steel highlights on the
highest points. A small, natural hole goes completely through the planchet
on the right side. Struck slightly off-center on both sides so that some
of the date is off the planchet..."