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Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.39-s.1     Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.39-s.1


1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER - 
MILLER 33.39-s.1

Rarity: Common

Variety equivalents: 

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Miller 33.39-Z.13 
1787 Miller 33.39-Z.20

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of MH

Recent appearances:
"Nearly Extremely Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - George Perkins - Stack's "Public Auction Sale of Americana...", January 12-13, 2000, Lot 430, illustrated, "115.7 grains...near the low-end of the Condition Census for the variety...", sold for $431.25 - Jeff Rock - MH

"Very Fine-30".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, December 7, 2002, Lot 947, where it was described as follows: "1787 CT Copper, Draped Bust Left, Miller 33.39-s.1, Very Fine-30. 138.6 grains. Rarity 2 (Common). Dark brown, with lighter tan high points. Softly struck in the centers (as usual for this variety). The remaining details suggest a grade of EF. Small, straight edge clip along the right side of the obverse. The surfaces have a slight, matte texture which becomes almost glossy on the reverse."

PCGS VF-25 (illustrated below).  Ex - Superior Stamp & Coin's "The ANA 2000 National Money Show Auction", March 2-3, 2000, Lot 21, plated.

"Choice Very Fine" (illustrated below).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, April 21, 2001, Lot 1052, where it was described as follows: "1787 CT Copper, Miller 33.39-s.1, Choice Very Fine.  Rarity -4. Glossy, olive-brown surfaces. Natural planchet voids in the center of the obverse and on the lower right reverse. 95% full date (only the base of the 1 is off the flan). Two neat cracks (one small and thin, one larger and thicker) appear near Liberty's head on the reverse. Choice for the grade."

"Fine or better".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, December 7, 2002, Lot 948.

"VG-Fine".  Ex - Bowers & Merena "Lindesmith", November 1999, Lot 114 - David Palmer - Ron Guth - eBay 1296890989.  White attribution numbers painted on obverse.

 Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.39-s.1      Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.39-S.1

PCGS VF-25
Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Obverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.39-S.1     Reverse of 1787 Connecticut Copper - Miller 33.39-S.1

"Choice Very Fine"
Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.
  

 

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