A “Slim Indian” variety with a period following MASSACHUSETTS. Slightly sharper but there is a short scratch through the neck of the eagle, a splash of reddish brown toning on the chest of the Indian, and a thin planchet fissure at the rim at the N in COMMON. Otherwise the surfaces are smooth with just moderate, even wear on the devices. The date and legends are complete and strong. Weight 142.3 grains.

Ex Tom Rinaldo, 1997 C-4 Sale, McCawley & Grellman Auctions 11/8/1997:292 ($176)

LOT LISTING https://www.icollector.com/1788-Massachusetts-Cent-Ryder-11-E-R4-VF20_i41781391

PRICE REALIZED 170.00

 

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