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Obverse of Fugio Cent - Newman 16-N.1     Reverse of Fugio Cent - Newman 16-N.1


1787 FUGIO CENT - 
NEWMAN 16-N

Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety equivalents: Kessler 16-N.1

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety also appears on Newman 16-H.

The reverse die of this variety also appears on Newman 13-N.  Late states of the reverse die show a crack beginning at the rim at 6:30 and running towards the center through the ring.   Another crack runs from the rim at 1:30 through the lower half of the ring towards the center (see below).

Images courtesy Early American History Auctions

Recent appearances:
"Fine/Very Fine".  Ex - Stack's 65th Anniversary Sale, October 17-19, 2000, Lot 19, not plated, "134.3 grains...a neat 'notch' taken out at 10:30.  Struck from a cracked state of the dies not mentioned by Kessler.", sold for $460.00

"Choice Fine".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc. Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1473, where it was described (in part) as follows: "155.3 grains. Lovely, medium-tan colors and a perfect planchet that is free of any congenital defects. Some old, faint vertical scratches are noted on the upper left side of the obverse."

Obverse of Fugio Cent - Newman 16-N     Reverse of Fugio Cent - Newman 16-N

Images courtesy Early American History Auctions