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Obverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 48-g     Reverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 48-g

  
1787 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
MARIS 48-g

Rarity: Very Common

Variety equivalents: Breen 917

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Maris 48-X
1787 Maris 48-f

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1788 Maris 51-g 

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
"Choice Very Fine" (illustrated above).  Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, April 22, 2000, Lot 1082

VF-30.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 55, "Maris 48-g, Rarity-1, 147.1 grains", illustrated, not sold

Fine-15 (illustrated below).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 1031, where it was described as follows: "Maris 48-g Rarity-1 F15. Choice glossy medium brown and chocolate. The planchet is virtually perfect and there are no marks. Very late die state with a strong bisecting die crack across the reverse, later than any examples in the Taylor, Griffee, or Barnes sales. Weight 147.6 grains."

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

Obverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 48-g     Reverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 48-g

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries