02-15-2009 02-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2444 Boston
February 15, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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1787 Massachusetts Copper Cent

$1,659$1,400
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

1787 Massachusetts Copper Cent, obverse featuring a figure of an Indian holding a bow and arrow with a star above and the legend "Commonwealth," the reverse with a spreadwing eagle (a "Horned Eagle" where a die break connects the top of the eagle's head to the bottom left of the H), an incuse "CENT" on shield, and arrows held in talons on right side of eagle.
Estimate $200-400

Good to very good condition, well worn with date and lettering visible.

Keywords

Commonwealth Day, head