Click to enlargeJ510/P594

The regular dies trial piece struck in copper and/or bronze. Only 2 or 3 examples are believed to exist.

A single example of this die trial is also known struck in steel or pure nickel as J512/P595. It is ex-Haseltine (Lot 562), Sept. 1876; Cogan ‘A.S. Jenks’ (Lot 209), Nov. 1877; Parmelee (part of Lot 165), 1890; Woodin, Brenner; ANS 1914; unknown intermediaries; Kagin’s ‘Mid Atlantic’ (Lot 1871), Nov. 1974; B & R Rare Coin Review No. 24 (1975), p. 58, No. 25 (1975), p. 69, No. 26 (1976), p. 75, No. 28 (1977), p. 66; No. 29 (1977), p. 75, and No. 30 (1978), p. 67; J.E. Drew, W. Wilcox - NGC64.

At least 2 examples in copper are mint errors struck on cent planchets and should not be confused with the copper die trials. For additional information on these, click here.

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