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Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.34-W.2     Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.34-W.2


1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER - 
MILLER 33.34-W.2

Rarity: Very Rare

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Recent appearances:
"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 follows: "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..."