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Obverse of 1785 Vermont Copper - Ryder 3     Reverse of 1785 Vermont Copper - Ryder 3


PCGS No: 539

Rarity: Rare

Variety equivalents:
Breen 711, Bressett 2-B

This was the only use of the obverse die. 

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Ron Guth

Significant examples:
(illustrated above).  Ex - Robert Hinckley collection, Lot 2295, sold for $6,210.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Copper Coins of Vermont" by Tony Carlotto

"The Colonial Coins of Vermont" by Hillyer Ryder

"Vermont Copper Coinage" by Kenneth Bressett (Chapter 11 in "Studies on Money in Early America" by Eric P. Newman and Richard C. Doty)

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