1787 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
Variety equivalents: Breen 928
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Maris 34-V
The reverse die of this
variety was also used on:
1786 Maris 13-J
1786 Maris 14-J
1786 Maris 15-J
1786 Maris 16-J
1786 Maris 17-J
1786 Maris 18-J
1787 Maris 35-J
1787 Maris 36-J
1787 Maris 37-J
Images courtesy of Early
American Numismatics, Inc.
"EF+". Ex -
Stacks's "O'Donnell" sale.
"EF+". Ex -
Russ Smith - Stack's, March 1994 - Richie Nadou - Jim Skalbe - CS.
Clearly overstruck on a 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 30-hh.1.
"Choice Very Fine
to Extremely Fine" (illustrated above). Ex - Early American
Numismatics, Inc., offered in April, 2001 for $1,495.00 and described as
follows: "1787 New Jersey Copper, Maris 34-J, "Deer Head -
Outline Shield" variety, Choice Very Fine to Extremely Fine. A
most attractive, evenly circulated coin, struck over a Connecticut Cent.
Excellent detail for the grade, medium chestnut in color and very
pleasing overall. Indeed, this distinct variety is choice and one of the
finest we've offered."
better". Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s
Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1410, where it was described as
follows: "1787 New Jersey Copper, Outlined Shield, "Deer
Head" variety, Maris 34-J, Fine or better. 139.5 grains.
Overstruck on a Connecticut Copper of undetermined variety, although
ample detail exists to know for certain that this is an ETLIB variety.
Mottled medium- to dark-brown surfaces, with scattered old porosity and
a small pit on the plow handle. Heavy rim nick at 12:00 on the obverse."
"Walter Breen's Complete
Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Sun, 14 Oct 2001 posting on [email protected]