Glossy medium brown with light chocolate brown toning in protected areas. The surfaces are mostly smooth but minor chipping shows on both sides and there is a fine lamination on the jaw into the field before the mouth and nose. No corrosion or verdigris, but there are several small rim nicks or small rim bruises on both sides. A dull rim nick at the U in AUCTORI and a small rim bruise over the first N in CONNEC can help identify this piece. Struck a bit off center to K-7.5 leaving some elements partially off the planchet, but the date is strong. A variety that was missing from the Ford collection. Weight 137.7 grains.

Ex Norweb Collection, Bowers & Merena 3/24/1988:2577 (plated).


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