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Lot 15012

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(circa-1850) New England Shilling, Wyatt Copy, Silver, MS63 NGC. Kenney-1, W-14020, Low R.7. A well-struck example of this rare pre-Civil War imitation New England shilling. Moderately granular on the obverse near 9 and 11 o'clock, and on the reverse beneath XII and at 3 and 7 o'clock. The obverse has a recessed linear area near 5 o'clock. Thomas Wyatt of New York City made copy dies of early Massachusetts silver coins, and struck counterfeits circa-1856. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.HID05401242017

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