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Obverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 67-v     Reverse of 1788 New Jersey Copper - Maris 67-v

  
1788 NEW JERSEY COPPER -
MARIS 67-v

Rarity: Very Common

Variety equivalents: Breen 949

Notes:
This was the only use of the obverse die

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1788 Maris 66-v

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-50 (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, April 22, 2000, Lot 1088, "...133.2 grains"

"Very Fine-35".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1416, where it was described as follows: "1788 NJ Copper, Horse's Head Facing Right, Maris 67-v, Very Fine-35.  155.3 grains. Rarity 1 (Very Common). A nice, olive-brown example on a broad, full planchet. Apart from some light surface porosity, this is an attractive, nicely detailed example."

"Very Fine".  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1417, where it was described as follows: "1788 NJ Copper, Horse's Head Facing Right, Maris 67-v, Very Fine.  138.7 grains. Rarity 1 (Very Common). Dark, reddish and steel-brown with lighter high points. Minor planchet clip at the top of the obverse. A heavy (but old, vertical scratch is visible in the shield on the reverse (see image). Tiny pit left of the date."

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