1787 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
Variety equivalents: Breen 898
This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.
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Fine". Ex - McCawley & Grellman's sale of the John M. Griffee collection, October
21, 1995, Lot 347 - Stack's sale of the George C. Perkins, Esq. collection,
January 12-13, 2000, Lot 127 @ $1,725.00,
grains" - Anthony Terranova
"Very Fine" (illustrated below). Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s
Mail Bid Sale, April 21, 2001, Lot 1072, where it was described as
follows: "1787 NJ Copper, Pronounced Outline on Shield, Maris 52-i,
Very Fine. 143.5 grains. Rarity 3 (Scarce). Dark brown
fields, with lighter brown high points. Minor planchet voids on both
sides, some tiny nicks on the lower right shield."
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia
Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen