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1786 NEW JERSEY COPPER - 
MARIS 7-E

Rarity: Extremely Rare

Variety equivalents: Breen 882

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1786 Maris 7-C

This was the only use of the reverse die.

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Significant examples:
"EF".  Ex - Parmelee - Goodenough - Newcomer - Garrett (privately) - Stack's "Richard Picker", October 24, 1984, Lot 181, illustrated, "...122.1 grains...five specimens are known, of which we believe this is the finest...", sold for $57,750.00.  This was the Maris plate coin.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen