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Obverse of 1787 Fugio Cent - Newman 1-CC     Reverse of 1787 Fugio Cent - Newman 1-CC


1787 FUGIO CENT - 
NEWMAN 1-CC

Rarity: Extremely Rare

Variety equivalents:
Kessler 1-CC, Breen 1300

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
Newman 1-B 
Newman 1-L 
Newman 1-Z

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Ron Guth

Known examples:
"EF", lacquered (illustrated above).  Ex - Bushnell - Garrett:1495 - New York collection (TT), 145.2 grains.  The Breen plate coin.

(illustrated below).  Ex - Norweb.  The Kessler plate coin.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen (purchase a copy by clicking on the title)

"The Fugio Cents" by Alan Kessler (out-of-print)

Obverse of 1787 Fugio Cent - Newman 1-CC      Reverse of 1787 Fugio Cent - Newman 1-CC

Images courtesy of R.S.