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Obverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 57-n     Reverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 57-n

  
1787 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
MARIS 57-n

Rarity: Very Rare

Variety equivalents: Breen 955

Notes:
This was the only use of the obverse die.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Maris 56-n  
1787 Maris 58-n

Most examples known of this variety are on poor planchets and virtually all known examples exhibit some corrosion or surface problems.

Images courtesy of MH

Significant examples:
Frontenac (Lot 204)

Garrett, Lot 1456

Bill Anton collection, double struck

Private (MH) collection - notable for its nice surfaces

Recent appearances:

Sources and/or recommended reading:
[email protected] posting 3982 by Thomas Madigan II

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Obverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 57-n early die state     Reverse of 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 57-n early die state

Unique early die state without the obverse break