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1785 NOVA CONSTELATIO COPPER -
Blunt Rays on obverse
Crosby 1-B

  
Obverse of 1785 Nova Constelatio Copper - Crosby 1-B     Reverse of 1785 Nova Constelatio Copper - Crosby 1-B     

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-50 (illustrated below).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, October 14, 2000, Lot 986, "115.6 grains"

"VF-30" (illustrated above).  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "2000 Santa Clara" Sale, November 16-17, 2000, part of Lot 5014

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety starts out in good condition but becomes quite rusted in later states, especially around most of the rays (see below).

The reverse die of this variety was also used to produce 1785 Nova Constellation 3-B, where it appears to be slightly less rusted.

Reverse of 1785 Nova Constelatio Copper - Crosby 1-B

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.