Lot 258: 1787 FUGIO CENT Pointed Rays / UNITED STATES. Newman 13-X. GEM Uncirculated
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Gem Uncirculated 1787 Fugio Cent Newman 13-X
1787 FUGIO CENT Pointed Rays / UNITED STATES. Newman 13-X. Gem Uncirculated.
This exceptional, high quality lustrous Mint State Fugio Cent has perfect centering on both sides, natural medium brown color with sharp details and gorgeous eye appeal. The surfaces are hard and smooth with lots of original mint luster, the legend "MIND YOUR BUSINESS" is clearly readable and perfectly struck upon the planchet. A typical faint bit of die clash to the obverse planchet is just as made. A truly wonderful, defect free high quality Fugio Cent for collectors desiring this major first Federal coin type.