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1786 NEW JERSEY COPPER - 
MARIS 18-L

Rarity: Unique?

Variety equivalents: Breen 892

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1786 Maris 18-J 
1786 Maris 18-M 
1786 Maris 18-N 

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1786 Maris 15-L 
1786 Maris 16-L 
1787 Maris 28-L
1787 Maris 29-L 
1787 Maris 29-L 
1787 Maris 30-L 
1787 Maris 31-L 
1787 Maris 38-L 

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Known examples (1):
"Very Good".  Ex - discovered in Philadelphia by Dr. Maris - Henkels & Co. sale of the Maris collection, 1886, Lot 384 - John Work Garrett - Johns Hopkins University, privately - Richard Picker - Stack's "Richard Picker" sale, Lot 192 - private collector.

Two others are rumored to exist, but neither has been examined or confirmed.

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

"New Jersey Copper, Part 45: Maris 18-L and 18-M" by Ray Williams, PENNY-WISE, September 15, 2000, page 273-274