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1652 Massachusetts Oak Tree sixpence. Noe-22. Rarity-5. VF-30 (NGC)
1652 Massachusetts Oak Tree sixpence. Noe-22. Rarity-5. VF-30 (NGC)   
31.6 grains according to NGC encapsulation. Light silver gray with darker gray toning around peripheral legends. Some minor granularity on the obverse, scattered but visible under magnification. The obverse die is shifted to 1:00, but all letters of ...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
VF 30
Not Sold
2
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree shilling. Noe-16. Rarity-2. AU-55 (NGC)
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree shilling. Noe-16. Rarity-2. AU-55 (NGC)   
Glossy dark gray, an attractive near black shade, with light silver gray devices and legends. A pleasing specimen, well-detailed with some hidden vestiges of lustre. The surfaces appear smooth to the naked eye, only lightly granular under magnificati...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
AU 55
Price Realized:
$9,430.00
3
1722 Rosa Americana penny. Breen-110. GEORGIVS. VF-35 (PCGS)
1722 Rosa Americana penny. Breen-110. GEORGIVS. VF-35 (PCGS)   
A highly important rarity with a provenance to two of our most important offerings of early American coins, the collections of John L. Roper and John J. Ford. The distinctive spelling of GEORGIVS with a V rather than a U sets this apart from other 17...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
VF 35
Price Realized:
$20,125.00
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1723 Rosa Americana twopence. Breen-92. AU-55 (PCGS)
1723 Rosa Americana twopence. Breen-92. AU-55 (PCGS)   
Highly glossy deep olive surfaces boast strong visual appeal, with hints of golden brassy color blending into the fields on both sides. A sharp and attractive example of this popular early American type, showing only minor granularity under magnifica...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
AU 55
Not Sold
5
1723 Wood's Hibernia farthing. Breen-169. MS-62 BN (PCGS)
1723 Wood's Hibernia farthing. Breen-169. MS-62 BN (PCGS)   
An unusually nice specimen of this somewhat elusive major variety. Highly glossy chocolate brown surfaces are smooth and appealing, with a few tiny hints of mint color trapped in the legends. An insignificant planchet flaw at the rim below first G of...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
MS 62 BN
Not Sold
6
1723 Wood's Hibernia halfpenny. Breen-157. SP-65 BN (PCGS)
1723 Wood's Hibernia halfpenny. Breen-157. SP-65 BN (PCGS)   
Lightly reflective fields are mellowed to a pleasing medium violet-brown, while rich mint color persists over much of the surfaces and particularly around the peripheries. That this piece was called BN rather than RB puzzles us considering the abunda...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
SP 65 BN
Not Sold
7
French Colonies. 1767-A. sol de 12 deniers. Breen-701. EF-45 (NGC)
French Colonies. 1767-A. sol de 12 deniers. Breen-701. EF-45 (NGC)   
"RF" counterstamp, 1793. Glossy chestnut brown with excellent surfaces, particularly so for this issue which is usually seen granular and unattractive. The RF mark is nicely centered but weak at its base, which beneficially allows one of the three fl...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
EF 45
Price Realized:
$575.00
8
1783 Nova Constellatio copper. Crosby 1-A. Rarity-4. Large U.S., Pointed Rays. EF-40 (NGC)
1783 Nova Constellatio copper. Crosby 1-A. Rarity-4. Large U.S., Pointed Rays. EF-40 (NGC)   
Even light brown with some subtle granularity at central obverse visible under magnified scrutiny. An attractive example of this distinctive variety within the Nova Constellatio series, showing die work unlike that found on other varieties. The US at...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
EF 40
Not Sold
9
1783 Nova Constellatio copper. Crosby 2-B. Small U.S., Pointed Rays. EF-45 (PCGS)
1783 Nova Constellatio copper. Crosby 2-B. Small U.S., Pointed Rays. EF-45 (PCGS)   
Attractive even medium brown with scattered light pits, more significant on the reverse (the all-seeing eye side, called the obverse by Crosby) than the obverse. The strike and overall detail is sharper than usually seen, with a nice bold US and good...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
EF 45
Not Sold
10
1787 Connecticut copper. Miller 6.1-M. Rarity-1. MS-61 BN (NGC)
1787 Connecticut copper. Miller 6.1-M. Rarity-1. MS-61 BN (NGC)   
Glossy chocolate brown with mostly smooth surfaces. Some tiny pits above the obverse figure and at the left side of the obverse are noted but insignificant. A single planchet striation runs diagonally from above I of LIB to right of the date on the r...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
MS 61 BN
Not Sold
11
1786  New Jersey copper. Maris 14-J. Rarity-1. AU-58 (NGC)
1786 New Jersey copper. Maris 14-J. Rarity-1. AU-58 (NGC)   
Lovely medium brown with nicely glossy surfaces that retain a trace of apparent lustre. Mostly smooth and showing excellent visual appeal for the grade, with just some extremely minor natural granularity visible under a glass at central obverse. The ...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
AU 58
Not Sold
12
1787  New Jersey copper. Maris 43-d. Rarity-1. AU-58 (NGC)
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 43-d. Rarity-1. AU-58 (NGC)   
From our sale of the John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, where it was described as follows: "The obverse and reverse are light olive brown and gold in color. The fields are fairly smooth and hard, any porosity being confined principally to the base of the...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
AU 58
Price Realized:
$4,370.00
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1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 48-g. Rarity-1. VF-30 (PCGS)
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 48-g. Rarity-1. VF-30 (PCGS)   
Even dark steel brown with evenly granular surfaces. Some scrapes in the patina are clear under a glass, but the detail remains fairly sharp.
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
VF 30
Not Sold
14
1788 Massachusetts half cent. Ryder 1-B. Rarity-2. MS-63 BN (NGC)
1788 Massachusetts half cent. Ryder 1-B. Rarity-2. MS-63 BN (NGC)   
From our ANR sale of December 2005, where it was described as: "Frosty lustre covers both sides, with a partially reflective obverse showing frosty chocolate brown color with other highlights and the reverse a rich even chocolate brown. Some subtle ...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
MS 63 BN
Not Sold
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1788 Massachusetts cent. Ryder 3-A. Rarity-4-. AU-58 (NGC)
1788 Massachusetts cent. Ryder 3-A. Rarity-4-. AU-58 (NGC)   
Deep chestnut brown with some olive toning around the Indian and a hint of woodgraining on the reverse. Some light granularity best seen at top and bottom of obverse, roughness at left obverse periphery and a few tiny flaws under WE of COMMONWEALTH, ...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
AU 58
Not Sold
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1794 C-4a, B-6b. Rarity-3. AU-55 (NGC)
1794 C-4a, B-6b. Rarity-3. AU-55 (NGC)   
Lovely glossy medium brown with some remaining lustre, especially prominent on the reverse. A sharp and appealing specimen with just the lightest evidence of wear. A series of planchet striations in the right obverse field are as struck, located in t...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
AU 55
Not Sold
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1802/0 1/2C C-2, B-2. Rarity-3. VG-10 (PCGS)
1802/0 1/2C C-2, B-2. Rarity-3. VG-10 (PCGS)   
Glossy chocolate brown with good eye appeal for the assigned grade. Scattered marks are seen, commensurate with the grade, including a few at the central reverse. A single tiny pit at the denticles near 8:00 on the obverse is noted; two small rim bru...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
VG 10
Not Sold
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1804 half cent. Double struck, first strike 25% off center. C-10, B-9. Rarity-1. MS-62 BN (NGC)
1804 half cent. Double struck, first strike 25% off center. C-10, B-9. Rarity-1. MS-62 BN (NGC)   
A remarkable error on this popular date. Deep steel with a ruddy hue on the obverse and some golden undertones. Traces of lustre persist, strong sharpness, some minor hairlines. A thin vertical scratch runs down the face of Liberty on the centered, d...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
MS 62 BN
Not Sold
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1811 1/2C C-2, B-2. Rarity-2. EF-40 (NGC)
1811 1/2C C-2, B-2. Rarity-2. EF-40 (NGC)   
Manley 3.0. Attractive chocolate brown with tan highlights and good surface quality. Many tiny scattered marks are noted, including a few dull nicks above Liberty's head, but none are individually serious. Some minor soft verdigris clings to intricac...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
EF 40
Not Sold
20
1853 1/2C C-1, B-1. Rarity-1. MS-64 BN (PCGS)
1853 1/2C C-1, B-1. Rarity-1. MS-64 BN (PCGS)   
Frosty medium brown with excellent cartwheel lustre. Some hints of olive are seen, and peeks of original mint color may be noted at central reverse. Tiny spot over star 8, another over H of HALF, a few other smaller specks but very few marks or flaws...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
MS 64 BN
Price Realized:
$373.75
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1793 L1C S-1. Rarity-4.  Chain AMERI. F-15 (NGC)
1793 L1C S-1. Rarity-4. Chain AMERI. F-15 (NGC)   
A circulated and desirable specimen of America's first regular issue cent, the most enduring of all denominations. Smooth light brown surfaces show some delicate highlights of gold and pale violet. Very nice sharpness for this grade level, with good ...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
F 15
Not Sold
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1793 L1C S-3. Rarity-3-. Chain AMERICA. VF-20 (PCGS)
1793 L1C S-3. Rarity-3-. Chain AMERICA. VF-20 (PCGS)   
A very nice circulated example of this classic type. Rich even dark chocolate brown surfaces are smooth and glossy, pleasing to the eye up close and at arm's length. Scattered contact marks commensurate with the level of wear are noted, none especial...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
VF 20
Not Sold
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1793 L1C Chain AMERICA. VF-30 (PCGS)
1793 L1C Chain AMERICA. VF-30 (PCGS)   
Light steel brown with some brassy undertones and hints of pale blue near centers. A sharp specimen, showing bold definition on both sides and the Periods characteristic bold. Some planchet striations are seen in the right obverse field, linear planc...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
VF 30
Price Realized:
$41,975.00
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1794 L1C S-23. Rarity-4+.
1794 L1C S-23. Rarity-4+.   
Sharpness of Extremely Fine-45, but showing some trivial planchet flaws. A highly important specimen of this rare variety, plated in the still standard work on early cents and boasting a magnificent provenance. Smooth and glossy milk chocolate brown,...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
Price Realized:
$17,250.00
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1797 L1C S-128, Rarity-3.
1797 L1C S-128, Rarity-3.   
Sharpness of AU-55, but for a few inconsequential hairlines and some well-hidden flecks. A gorgeous and newly discovered specimen of this variety, found in an old-time New England accumulation and likely tied for second or third finest known. Abundan...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
Price Realized:
$9,775.00
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