1737 Threepence Higley Copper, W-8215 Freidus 1.3-A

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1737 Threepence Higley Copper

W-8215
Freidus 1.3-A



Estimated Survivors: 6 Known

Obverse Design: “THE. VALVE. OF. THREE. PENCE” The obverse of the coin shows a deer facing the left side of the coin. In a circle around the deer is the text listed above. A pointing hand is centered at the bottom of the coin, pointing to the word THE.

Reverse Design: “CONNECTICVT 1737” This design shows three crowned small hammers centered on the coin. Text surrounds the design and a star symbol is placed to the left of the date, directly before the C in CONNECTICVT.





Helpful Tips for Identifying the W-8215, Freidus 1.3-A Variety: On the obverse of the coin, there are several distinguishing factors to look for. First, the ground line touches the C in PENCE. Second, the deer’s left antler touches the middle of the O in OF. In earlier types, the left antler is lined up with the left side of the O. Finally, the dot between the E in VALVE and the O in OF is closer to the letter E.



The example to the left is from Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2022 Sale of The Sydney F. Martin Collection, Part I, where it sold for $84,000. Images courtesy of PCGS TrueView.

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