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Obverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 65-u     Reverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 65-u

  
1788 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
MARIS 65-u

Rarity: Rare

Variety equivalents: Breen 946

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

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1787 Maris 64-u 
1788 Maris 66-u

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

Recent appearances:
"Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, April 21, 2001, Lot 1075, where it was described as follows: "1788 NJ Copper, Horse's Head Facing Right, Maris 65-u, Fine.  157.6 grains. Rarity 3 (Scarce). Late state of the dies (perhaps even later than Taylor:2268) with some nice cracking visible on the obverse. Light surface pitting and surface crazing on both sides. Struck slightly off-center on both sides towards 3 o'clock."

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

Obverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 65-u     Reverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 65-u

Images courtesy of MH

Obverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 65-u     Reverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 65-u

Images courtesy of Clem Schettino