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Obverse of 1788 Connecticut Copper - Miller 16.5-H     Reverse of 1788 Connecticut Copper - Miller 16.5-H


Rarity: Rare

Variety equivalents: 

This was the only use of the obverse die.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1788 Miller 6-H 
1788 Miller 16.1-H 
1788 Miller 16.6-H

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Recent appearances:
"Extremely Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, December 9, 2000, Lot 864, where it was described as follows: "1788 CT Copper, Draped Bust Left, Miller 16.5-H, Extremely Fine.  112.7 grains. Rarity 5 (Rare). Dark, steel-brown in color. Small edge clip at the bottom of the obverse. Planchet crack at 2:30 entering into the obverse about 1/4" and to a lesser degree on the reverse. Light porosity and old pinscratches on the obverse. Nice details to offset the flaws, plus just about every collector we know needs this variety." - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1391, illustrated


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