Colonials

St. Patrick 

Image Description Price
Image St. Patricks Farthing, NGC Graded Fine-12, Sea Beast Masonic Punctuation type. Breen 212, Griffee E.26, Same as Griffee Lot 163. Choice Fine overall with nice smooth surfaces with no corrosion, properly graded with some striking weakness. This piece is slightly off-centered but it has a very nice medium brown color.  $1299.00

French Colonies 

Image Description Price
Image 1738-A SOU M French Colonies Sou Marque, Rarity-8, Vlack-15, Breen-390. AU53 PCGS. First semester. Light silver gray around the peripheries, somewhat darker in the fields. Ex: Ford Collection.  $450.00

Machin Mill's Half Penny 

Image Description Price
Image 1776 Machin's Mills Halfpenny, VF-25 PCGS. Vlack 6-76A, Rarity-4, A better date within this "Tory Copper" series. A small mint-made clip is noted at 6 o'clock. Harder to fine than most people think.  $1650.00

Chalmers Shilling 

Image Description Price
Image 1783 Chalmers Shilling, Long Worm VF25 PCGS. The "Long Worm" variety is scarcer in all grades than the "Short Worm". These pieces are known to be weak due to die failure. The surfaces are light gray with a deeper gray patina around the edges. SOLD

 

Nova Constellatio Copper 

Image Description Price
Image 1783 Nova Constellatio Copper, Crosby 1-A, R.3, Pointed Rays, Large U.S. NGC Graded VG-8 . A walnut-brown piece with pleasing XF definition on the obverse and somewhat uneven wear on the reverse, sharper on the upper left half of that side. A generally smooth example of this popular issue. $225.00
Image 1783 Nova Constellatio Copper, PCGS XF40, Crosby 2-B variety, Pointed Rays obverse with Small US. A bold and suitably centered example, mostly deep brown in color with an area of lighter tan toning on the central reverse. Some very minor flaking on the small US, but otherwise only faintly granular. In an old style green label holder. $1099.00
Image 1785 Nova Constellatio Copper, Pointed Rays variety Crosby 3-B, VF30. Great color with minor reverse scratches.  SOLD
Image 1785 Nova Constellatio Copper, Pointed Rays VF30 PCGS. Crosby 4-D, R.5. Magnification shows surfaces that are just a bit roughened by handling in circulation with very slight evidence of corrosion on the reverse. Medium brown patina on the obverse with significantly deeper color over the reverse.  $600.00
Image 1785 Nova Constellatio Copper, Breen-1114, Crosby 5-E (R-4) Pointed Rays. Very Fine details with dark brown glossy surfaces. A few minor planchet depressions and edge bruises are noted, but overall a very pleasing and very scarce specimen. 113.3 grains. 28.2 mm SOLD

Connecticut Copper 

Image Description Price
Image 1785 Connecticut Copper, Miller 6.3-G.1, Rarity-3, Draped Bust Right, Sharpness of VF with few small pin scratches on both side, Bold and very pleasing example. $550.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 16.6-NN.2. Rarity-5. Draped Bust Left. VG-7. 150.6 gns. This piece is medium golden tan with deeper highlights. Faint uniform granularity noted on both sides, slightly off center on the obverse with the rim affecting the tops of TORI and the very tip of the effigy's wreath. A suitable example of a moderately rare variety. $250.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 19-G.4. (R-3) Draped Bust Left, Very Fine-20. Nice smooth light brown with excellent eye appeal for the assigned grade. An interesting specimen struck from a late state of the reverse, where the often seen bulge stretches from the now obscured 17 to the base of the shield. Just a few minor nicks, overall a very pleasing coin. 136.7 grains.  $250.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 31.1-gg.1, W-3205. Rarity-3. Draped Bust Left. VF-30 or thereabouts from the standpoint of wear. A typically indistinct strike accompanies mild surface porosity. Areas of verdigris on the edge. $399.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 32.3-X.4, Rarity-2, Draped Bust Left, Very Fine in terms of detail, nice color with a bold date and legends.  $325.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 33.1-Z.13, Rarity-5. Draped Bust Left, Very Fine, mild roughness put plenty of details for this scarce variety.  $450.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 33.11-Z.18, Rarity-5, Draped Bust Left. Fine-15, Choice surfaces and color for a very rare variety.  $299.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 33.7-r.2, W-3440. Rarity-1. Draped Bust Left. VF-20. Smooth overall surface quality. As is the norm for this variety, the obverse head definition is noticeably soft. $325.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 33.17-r.1. Rarity-1. Draped Bust Left, Fine-15. Chestnut-brown surfaces are smoother than the normal.  SOLD
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 37.8-k.2, W-4155. R-5. Draped Bust Left. Fine-15, Nearly VF. 105.9 grains. The drapery definition on the obverse is particularly bold for the numerical grade. There is some roughness to the surfaces on both sides, however the overall quality of this example is quite exceptional. $399.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 42-kk.2. Rarity-5+. Draped Bust Left. AUCTOPI. ET IIB. Very Fine from the standpoint of wear. There is a shallow mark in the upper left reverse field. $399.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 44-W.4, Rarity-4, Draped Bust Left, Very Fine. Great details and color. $275.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 45-CC, W-4300. R-5, Hapsburg Jaw. VF-30 in terms of detail, there are some rather deep planchet flaws that affect both sides of the coin. 135.4 grains.

Ex: Norweb Collection Part II (Bowers and Merena, March 24-25, 1988, Lot 2603)

$650.00
Image 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 46-BB, Rarity-5, Draped Bust Left, Very Fine in terms of wear. But porous surfaces reveal small patches of corrosion. There is a straight planchet clip at the lower left edge. Very rare variety.  $399.00
Image 1788 Connecticut Copper, Miller 3-B.1, Rarity-5 MBR. Very Good. Outstanding surface quality for the condition level. Very pleasing. $299.00
Image 1788 Connecticut Copper, Miller 13-A.1 (R-5). CONNLC. Very Good in terms of detail. Surfaces are uniformly very porous with rougher areas on the obverse. Reverse rotated about 90 degrees from coin turn. A very scarce variety. 137.0 grains. $145.00
Image 1788 Connecticut Copper, Miller 16.2-O (R-6). INDL. Fine to Very Fine in terms of wear. High points are glossy, fields are a little rougher. Large planchet flaw at upper right; A very rare variety. 97.0 grains. $325.00

Jersey Copper 

Image Description Price
Image 1786 Jersey Copper, Maris 15-L, Rarity-3 Straight Beam, Narrow Shield with Very Fine Details. 139.6 grains. 

***HOLD***

$235.00
Image 1786 Jersey Copper, Maris 17-k. Rarity-4. Fine but significantly granular. Dark olive, full legends and date. 118.4 grains.  $99.00
Image 1787 Jersey Copper, Maris 46-e. Rarity-1 VF25 in terms of wear. Highly appealing for the assigned numerical grade.  $300.00
Image 1787 Jersey Copper, Maris 48-g, Rarity-1. Outline Shield XF Details. 144.6 grains. Choice color and surfaces with nice details.  $899.00
Image 1787 Jersey Copper, Maris 62-q. Rarity-3. Large Planchet. Very Fine, But granular and showing some scattered pits. Bold legends, date, and devices, a sharp and appealing coin. 134.2 grains.  $199.00
Image 1787 Jersey Copper, Maris 62-q. Rarity-3. Very Fine, with mild granularity and some deposits on the reverse. $299.00
Image 1787 Jersey Copper, Maris 63-q. Rarity-3. Fine, mild porosity and an old Inking attribution on the obverse. Although common for Connecticut's, it is very seldom seen on New Jersey.  $399.00
Image 1787 Jersey Copper, Maris 64-t. Rarity-1. Small Planchet. Very Fine. Brassy devices with darker fields, evenly granular, bold sharpness and reasonable eye appeal. 139.0 grains.  $250.00
Image 1788 Jersey Copper, Maris 65-u, Rarity-4. Fine-12 in terms of wear. A few patches of obverse corrosion are noted on this chestnut-brown example. $299.00 

Vermont Copper 

Image Description Price
Image 1785 Vermont Copper, Ryder-2 Landscape VERMONTS, G-6 (PCGS). A nice example of one of the more challenging varieties. Beautiful light brown surfaces and free of major defects.  $750.00
Image 1786 Vermont Copper, VERMONTENSIUM Fine-15 (PCGS). Ryder-7, Bressett 5-E, Rarity 3. Tan-brown color fills the centers; the borders offer deeper mahogany hues. A granular piece with a couple of lesser handling marks northwest of the plow. The date and most other legends are clear, the eye and rising sun retain some definition.  $1100.00
Image 1786 Vermont Copper, Ryder-9. Rarity-4. Baby Head. G-6 (PCGS). Medium golden brown with some deep toning highlights. Possibly cleaned long ago, but still a wholly acceptable example of the popular Baby Head variety. Well worn but not heavily marked, reverse rim cuts through center of date; Baby Head and seated Liberty both sharper than typically found for the issue.

***HOLD***

$1350.00

Fugio Cent 

Image Description Price
Image 1787 Fugio Cent, UNITED STATES, Cinquefoils. Fine Details, Newman 11-B, R.4. The obverse has a pair of slender planchet streaks, as made, and WE ARE ONE is worn smooth.  SOLD 
Image 1787 Fugio Cent, Newman 19-SS, Kessler 19-S.2. (R-6) Very Fine. A well impressed strike leaves the sundial and FUGIO clearly visible. Other details such as the sun face are masked by patches of roughness & corrosion. The dies are oriented in medal alignment. Although this is not the prettiest coin, it is quite rare. Less than 30 examples of this elusive variety are believed to exist. SOLD

Mott Token 

Image Description Price
Image 1789 TOKEN Mott Token, PCGS Plain Edge VF25, Thin Planchet, Breen-1021. Sharp but the dies are worn out, and buckled in the centers. The Thin Planchet pieces are substantially scarcer than the usual Thick Planchet variety. $550.00

Washington 

Image Description Price
Image 1783 Washington & Independence Cent, Small Military Bust, Engrailed Edge XF40 Brown. Only 25 grading higher by PCGS. $599.00
Image 1791 Washington Large Eagle Cent, XF40 Partially Gilted, Baker-15, R.2, the gilt is mostly intact on the reverse, and has worn off from much of the obverse and the rim, a richly detailed example that has a few wispy handling marks on the reverse. $699.00
Image 1795 Washington North Wales Halfpenny, Plain Edge VF25 PCGS. Breen-1294, Baker-34. "First Evasion" piece with single stars on either side of the harp at the bottom of the reverse. Light grayish-brown toning with deeper hues on the high points. SOLD
Image 1792 Washington/Hancock Pattern Cent, Electrotype of Baker-21, Breen-1229. Since genuine examples are extremely rare, electrotypes are the only collectible means of owning this rare design. Sharpness of XF, with fine details such as the arrows a bit blurry due to incompleteness of the design transfer. SOLD