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Obverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 45-e     Reverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 45-e     

  
1787 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
MARIS 45-e

Rarity: Rare

Variety equivalents: Breen 906

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Maris 45-d  

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Maris 46-e 
1787 Maris 47-e 
1787 Maris 47-e 

The top ten examples known of this variety include the following:
EF
EF
EF (O'Donnell; Picker; Garrett)
VF+ (Hessberg)
VF+ (Stack's 1/01, Lot 142; O'Donnell; Tony Terranove; Naftzger; Stack's 10/84, Lot 291; R. Picker; JHU; JWG; THG; HP Smith sale 6/1886, Lot 440; Dr. Maris
VF (B&M Frontenac, Lot 180)
VF
VF
VF (Bareford; Foreman)
VF+/F (B&M 3/92, Lot 1387; Henry Garrett)

Images courtesy of Ebay seller "numisbrittany"

Recent appearances:
F+/VG+ (illustrated above).  Ex - Ebay #804824952, sold December 12, 2002 for $688.90

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

"New Jersey Coppers, Part 56: Maris 39-a, 43-Y, 43-d, 45-e and 46-e" by Ray Williams, PENNY-WISE, May 2002

Obverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 45-e     Reverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 45-e

Images courtesy of Clem Schettino