1787 VERMONT COPPER -
PCGS No: 560
Breen 718, Bressett 11-K
This was the only use of the obverse die.
The reverse die of this
variety was also used on:
1787 Ryder 14
1787 Ryder 32
Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.
"Very Fine (illustrated
above)." Ex -
Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001,
Lot 1426, where it was described as follows: "1787 VT Copper, Bust
Right, Ryder 12, Very Fine. 115.5 grains. Dark, reddish brown,
with lighter tan high points. Close examination reveals numerous light
pinscratches that appear to have been worn down with additional
circulation. Nice, overall appearance."
Sources and/or recommended
"Copper Coins of Vermont" by
"The Colonial Coins of
Vermont" by Hillyer Ryder
Coinage" by Kenneth Bressett (Chapter 11 in "Studies on Money in Early
America" by Eric P. Newman and Richard C. Doty)
Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter