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Obverse of 1788 Vermont Copper - Ryder 29     Reverse of 1788 Vermont Copper - Ryder 29


PCGS No: 563

Rarity: Rare

Variety equivalents:
Breen 730, Bressett 22-U

This was the only use of the obverse die. 

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1788 Ryder 25 
1788 Ryder 28 
1788 Ryder 31 
1788 Ryder 39

Images courtesy of Ron Guth

Significant examples:
(illustrated above).  Ex - Dr. Robert Hinckley collection, Lot 2413, sold for $5,750.00

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