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3001
1652 Massachusetts Oak Tree sixpence. Noe-21. Rarity-5. EF-45 (PCGS)
1652 Massachusetts Oak Tree sixpence. Noe-21. Rarity-5. EF-45 (PCGS)   
32.4 grains. Rich lavender-gray toning as expected of these early Massachusetts silver coins, with hints of golden and blue iridescence inhabiting fields around the legends at the peripheries. Well struck and centered on a slightly oval, somewhat ang...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
EF 45
Price Realized:
$9,200.00
3002
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree shilling. Noe-5. Rarity-4. Large Planchet. AU-58 (PCGS)
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree shilling. Noe-5. Rarity-4. Large Planchet. AU-58 (PCGS)   
69.2 grains. This outstanding coin appeared in our John J. Ford, Jr. Collection Sale (Part XII), wherein it was described in part as being "one of the finest seen" of this die variety. There is lovely pale to medium gray toning that is highlighted by...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
AU 58
Not Sold
3003
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree Shilling. Noe-16. Rarity-2. Small Planchet. AU-58 (PCGS)
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree Shilling. Noe-16. Rarity-2. Small Planchet. AU-58 (PCGS)   
A gorgeous example of this ever-popular and desirable early American issue. Some silver mint bloom at the obverse center yields to rich lilac and rose at the rims, while the reverse is even golden gray with exceptionally lovely deepening of gold towa...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
AU 58
Not Sold
3004
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree shilling. Noe-16. Rarity-2. Small Planchet. EF-40
1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree shilling. Noe-16. Rarity-2. Small Planchet. EF-40   
70.6 grains. 22.5 mm. Both obverse and reverse are toned light silver gray. Full denomination and date, peripheral legend complete, inner beaded circle full, outer beaded circle partially present on the reverse. Struck on a slightly oval flan, accoun...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
EF 40
Not Sold
3005
1722 Rosa Americana penny. Breen-116. UTILE DULCI. AU-53 (PCGS)
1722 Rosa Americana penny. Breen-116. UTILE DULCI. AU-53 (PCGS)   
Deep olive-brown with golden highlights. Nicely struck and free of extraneous marks though we note a touch of surface roughness, as typically seen for the issue; the metallic content was not easy to work with. Choice for the grade with excellent eye ...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
AU 53
Price Realized:
$1,265.00
3006
1773 Virginia halfpenny.  7 Harpstrings. Breen-180. MS-64 RD (PCGS)
1773 Virginia halfpenny. 7 Harpstrings. Breen-180. MS-64 RD (PCGS)   
Delightful satiny lustre. Mostly blazing mint orange with blushes of navy blue iridescence on the high points and wisps of pink in the fields. A small spot within the O of GEORGIUS is probably all that keeps this fiery beauty out of the Gem category....
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
MS 64 RD
Price Realized:
$3,737.50
3007
1760 Voce Populi halfpenny. Zelinka 15-N, Nelson-12. P before portrait. VF-25 (NGC)
1760 Voce Populi halfpenny. Zelinka 15-N, Nelson-12. P before portrait. VF-25 (NGC)   
Medium golden tan with some deeper highlights in the recessed areas. A pleasing example of mark-free surfaces despite a modest amount of time in circulation. Struck somewhat off-center on the obverse with the rim through the centers of CE, reverse ni...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
VF 25
Not Sold
3008
1766 Pitt halfpenny. Breen-251. AU-55 BN (PCGS)
1766 Pitt halfpenny. Breen-251. AU-55 BN (PCGS)   
Deep golden brown with some lighter high points. Typical centering for the issue, obverse rim through tops of MMERCE 1766, reverse rim to the top of FRIENDS OF. Nicely struck with just a hint of rub on the high points. No serious marks are present. A...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
AU 55 BN
Price Realized:
$3,450.00
3009
1783 Nova Constellatio copper. Crosby 1-A. Large US, Pointed Rays. VF-35 (NGC)
1783 Nova Constellatio copper. Crosby 1-A. Large US, Pointed Rays. VF-35 (NGC)   
Medium chestnut surfaces with some deeper highlights. A pleasing, problem-free coin with strong design elements, nice centering, and an overall look that is easily within the assigned grade.
Service:
NGC
Grade:
VF 35
Price Realized:
$546.25
3010
1785 Vermont copper. Ryder-2. Rarity-4-. Landscape, VERMONTS. VF-30 (PCGS)
1785 Vermont copper. Ryder-2. Rarity-4-. Landscape, VERMONTS. VF-30 (PCGS)   
Deep golden tan with some deeper highlights in the protected areas. Nicely centered and nicely struck. Some minor planchet porosity and a few faint marks come to light under low magnification, but the arm's length quality of the piece is easily equal...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
VF 30
Not Sold
3011
1785 Vermont copper. Ryder-2. Rarity-4-. Landscape, VERMONTS. FINE-15 (PCGS)
1785 Vermont copper. Ryder-2. Rarity-4-. Landscape, VERMONTS. FINE-15 (PCGS)   
Deep golden tan with some olive highlights at RES PUBLICA. Weakness seen at TS and date, tiny flaw above central trees. Reverse somewhat off-center, rim through tops of CIMA and ST, weakness at the rim between those two groups of letters corresponds ...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
FINE 15
Price Realized:
$1,495.00
3012
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-6. Rarity-3. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM.  EF DETAILS
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-6. Rarity-3. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM. EF DETAILS   
Medium golden tan with natural planchet fissures, as struck, on both sides, deeper highlights within. With all due respect to NCS, there really is nothing "wrong" with this particular Vermont copper of the Landscape family, as many look like this. It...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
EF DETAILS
Not Sold
3013
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-6. Rarity-3. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM. VF-25 (NGC)
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-6. Rarity-3. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM. VF-25 (NGC)   
Medium golden tan with deeper highlights among the devices. Some striking weakness at the bottom of the obverse, BLICA, the date, and VERM are all weak, with the very bottom of the design off the planchet as well. Reverse nicely centered if somewhat ...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
VF 25
Not Sold
3014
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-6. Rarity-3. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM. FINE-15 (PCGS)
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-6. Rarity-3. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM. FINE-15 (PCGS)   
Dark olive-brown surfaces with golden tan high points. Sharpness commensurate with a much finer grade, say VF to EF, but low magnification reveals heavily caked detritus evenly dispersed on the surfaces. On the positive side, we note no serious circu...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
FINE 15
Price Realized:
$1,840.00
3015
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-8. Rarity-4. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM. VF-25
1786 Vermont copper. Ryder-8. Rarity-4. Landscape, VERMONTENSIUM. VF-25   
119.7 grains. 26.8 mm. Deep chocolate brown verging on steel, surfaces faintly micro-granular, bold, sharp details present on both sides with just a hint of weakness at the top of the obverse plough. Nicely, if somewhat tightly, centered on the obver...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
VF 25
Not Sold
3016
1788 Vermont copper. Ryder-17. Rarity-4. Mailed Bust Right. FINE-15
1788 Vermont copper. Ryder-17. Rarity-4. Mailed Bust Right. FINE-15   
113.3 gns. 27.7 mm. Classic olive-tan surfaces with golden tan high points. Nicely struck for the type with strong detail where intended, weak at the centers as always seen. No heavy marks are present though low magnification reveals some surface gra...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
FINE 15
Price Realized:
$460.00
3017
1788 Vermont copper. Ryder-21. Rarity-5-. Mailed Bust Right. VG-10 (PCGS)
1788 Vermont copper. Ryder-21. Rarity-5-. Mailed Bust Right. VG-10 (PCGS)   
Deep chocolate brown with light golden tan and chestnut high points. A visually acceptable example of this scarce variety, some faint surface micro-granularity and a few tiny tics the only marks of merit on the obverse, the reverse with a natural fla...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
VG 10
Not Sold
3018
1785 Connecticut copper. Miller 6.3-G.1. Rarity-3. Mailed Bust Right. VF-30
1785 Connecticut copper. Miller 6.3-G.1. Rarity-3. Mailed Bust Right. VF-30   
129.0 grains. 28.5 mm. Medium golden brown with lighter tan highlights. Nicely centered on the obverse, reverse centering brings the rim to the tops of ET LI. Uniform micro granularity present, though no heavy marks insult the viewer's eye. A pleasin...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
VF 30
Not Sold
3019
1786 Connecticut copper. Miller 5.1-H.1. Rarity-6. Mailed Bust Left. FINE-15
1786 Connecticut copper. Miller 5.1-H.1. Rarity-6. Mailed Bust Left. FINE-15   
84.5 grains. 28.3 mm. Medium golden tan with some rusty red highlights in the protected and fissured areas of the planchet. Uniform micro granularity on both sides, weakness at obverse effigy's face, no heavy circulation marks noted.
Service:
Raw
Grade:
FINE 15
Price Realized:
$230.00
3020
1787 Connecticut copper. Miller 6.1-M. Rarity-1. Mail Bust Left. Laughing Head. EF-45 BN (PCGS)
1787 Connecticut copper. Miller 6.1-M. Rarity-1. Mail Bust Left. Laughing Head. EF-45 BN (PCGS)   
Deep chocolate brown with a distinctive navy glow on the obverse, less so on the reverse. Nicely struck, as typically seen for the Laughing Head variety as offered here. An ever-popular type in a highly collectable grade.
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
EF 45 BN
Price Realized:
$747.50
3021
1787 Connecticut copper. Miller 33.16-Z.15. Rarity-4. Draped Bust Left. EF-40 BN (PCGS)
1787 Connecticut copper. Miller 33.16-Z.15. Rarity-4. Draped Bust Left. EF-40 BN (PCGS)   
Medium golden brown with distinctive olive highlights on both sides. Nicely centered and nicely struck though we note some weakness in the obverse effigy's hair and at a corresponding spot across Liberty's legs and shield on the reverse. No heavy mar...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
EF 40 BN
Price Realized:
$546.25
3022
1786 New Jersey copper. Maris 14-J. Rarity-1. AU-50 (NGC)
1786 New Jersey copper. Maris 14-J. Rarity-1. AU-50 (NGC)   
Medium to deep tan with deeper highlights in the protected areas. A nicely centered specimen with just a few faint marks noted for accuracy. A popular Red Book variety, named on the NGC label as "Straight Beam, Narrow Shield." One of many die combina...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
AU 50
Price Realized:
$1,035.00
3023
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 6-D. Rarity-2. AU-53 (NGC)
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 6-D. Rarity-2. AU-53 (NGC)   
Medium chocolate brown with some olive highlights. A popular and readily identifiable variety from the Morristown Mint owing to the heavy horizontal die break at the bottom of the reverse shield. Some central striking weakness present, as always seen...
Service:
NGC
Grade:
AU 53
Not Sold
3024
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 34-J. Rarity-3. VG-7
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 34-J. Rarity-3. VG-7   
139.1 grains. 29.3 mm. Medium golden tan surfaces cleaned long ago, iridescent blue and rose now seen in the protected areas. Design details considerably sharper than the assigned grade, but surfaces with uniform tics and a few scattered marks, prese...
Service:
Raw
Grade:
VG 7
Not Sold
3025
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 56-n. Camel Head. FINE-15 BN (PCGS)
1787 New Jersey copper. Maris 56-n. Camel Head. FINE-15 BN (PCGS)   
Unknown undertype, perhaps a counterfeit imitation British halfpenny; faint remnants of what is probably a shield in Union Jack design element in the obverse field beneath RE, apparent hair details of host coin's effigy in viewer's upper left quadran...
Service:
PCGS
Grade:
FINE 15 BN
Price Realized:
$345.00
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