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Obverse of 1788 Connecticut Copper - Miller 16.1-D     Reverse of 1788 Connecticut Copper - Miller 16.1-D


Rarity: Scarce

Variety equivalents: 

The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1788 Miller 16.1-H

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1788 Miller 2-D

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

Recent appearances:
"VF-25."  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Robert W. Schwan Collection," October 26-27, 2000, Lot 17, "Struck on a slightly oval flan...83.8 grains...27.1 mm horizontally," not illustrated, unsold

"Choice Very Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1390, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "1788 CT Copper, Miller 16.1-D, Draped Bust Left, Choice Very Fine.    109.3 grains. Rarity 2 (Common). Although the surfaces of this piece are lightly porous, this piece still appears quite glossy. The reverse shows a big die cud that looks like a boot over the seated figure's foot. A rather attractive example that will please most collectors."