October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 258: 1787 FUGIO CENT. Pointed Rays / UNITED STATES. Newman 8-B. Choice Uncirculated(26 views)
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1787 Fugio Cent The First Federal Period Struck American Coin Newman 8-B Variety in Mint State Condition
1787 Fugio Cent. Pointed Rays / UNITED STATES. 4 Cinquefoils. Newman 8-B. Whitman-6740. Choice About Mint State.
This 1787 Fugio Cent has sharp, distinct details with hard smooth surfaces. It is an even medium brown in color and its strike is sharp with some slight die clash seen on the reverse. Every detail of the Sun's face and Rays are sharp. There is a tiny edge clip is located at 5:00 as struck and just a hint of faint cabinet friction on the sundial. A lovely example of the popular Fugio Cent.