1787 CONNECTICUT COPPER -
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
Images courtesy of MH
"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
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."
better". Ex - Early
American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, December 7, 2002, Lot 948.
Ex - Bowers & Merena "Lindesmith", November 1999, Lot 114 -
David Palmer - Ron Guth - eBay 1296890989. White attribution numbers
painted on obverse.