Wonderfully preserved Rhode Island Ship token. Evenly struck with strong details. Ebony-brown toning covers unabraded, moderately granular surfaces. Produced as a Revolutionary War propaganda medal, made by the British and intended to keep the Dutch out of the conflict.
Once believed to be America's first native trade token. This early die state with impressively smooth fields features a rounding of the obverse field is typical of this issue. is An unusually thick Mott token example with die crack extending from the left bottom of the clock. Tied for finest graded by PCGS with just one other coin. CAC approved for quality.
A nice, affordable example of this first dollar coin supposedly produced under the auspices of the Continental Congress.
The 1767-dated coins were struck in Paris and intended for use in the West Indies. Pretty red-brown glossy surfaces with solid luster. A choice example with lovely eye appeal deserving of a 5-star rating. Population of just 2 in 63 Brown with only 1 finer.
Lovely and well-preserved AU example. Light, even wear present across the reliefs. Smooth olive-brown surfaces show hints of original red patina and nice remaining luster. The Hansen Collection holds the finest known example for the date, a MS65BN.
A truly choice example of this popular one year type coin that hails from the first year of production of half cents. Particularly well-struck for the issue, this example is about as nice as you'll find for the assigned grade and is sure to please the advanced collector. CAC approved for quality.
A lovely and choice example of this difficult capped bust half cent. The planchet is surprisingly smooth and clean displaying an overall color of milk chocolate with brick red undertones. A MS61BN example for the date is held in the Hansen Collection number one set.
The 1802 half cent is a challenging date and the key issue in the Draped Bust series. The Reverse of 1800 is so rare as to be almost prohibitive with just a handful known, making the reverse of 1802 the primary collectible variety. The present coin has a even dark chocolate color throughout and nice eye appeal for the grade. The number one set holds a VF20 example for the date.