Slightly sharper with a scuff of light scratches on the portrait and a couple more on Britannia, but all are blended nicely into the toning and the eye appeal of this piece is excellent for the grade. Glossy light to medium brown with darker chocolate brown toning in the fields and protected areas. The two-tone appearance accents the devices and adds to the eye appeal. The surfaces are smooth, void of any of the fissures that tend to plague these early coppers. The date is weak but readable and the legends are complete and clear. LDS. Weight 120.0 grains.

Ex Ryder-Boyd, Stack’s 9/1993:918-Coin Galleries 4/2000:1691 (lot of 3)




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