1787 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
Rarity: Very Scarce
Variety equivalents: Breen 903
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Maris 55-l
This was the only use of the reverse die.
Images courtesy of RTZ
Fine-12 (illustrated below). Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long
Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 1030, where it was described as
follows: "Maris 55-M Rarity-4 F12. Sharpness VF20 but the planchet
is very slightly bent and there are a few small digs on the obverse.
planchet is mostly smooth but it does show some minor roughness under
magnification. Slightly glossy tan and light steel brown, possibly
recolored. Variety with the second U in PLURIBUS punched over an S.
Weight 131.2 grains.", not sold.
"Walter Breen's Complete
Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen