HT 307       Low 273       AU 58 BN       R-1   

Robert B. Ruggles. (1832-35). Copper. Beaded border, Plain edge. 28.5mm.

Crisp, well-struck overall.

   HT 307A       Low 273A       AU-50       R-3   

Robert B. Ruggles. (1832-35). Copper. Reeded edge. 27.9mm.

Obv: Small toning spot at 3:00. "184" scratched into surface at 6:00 o'clock, obviously from a collector's cabinet numbering.

Ex. Richard Gross Collection.

   HT 308       Low 274       MS 63 BN       R-2   

Robert B. Ruggles. (1835-38). Copper. 28.5mm. Plain edge. Bale NY.

Brown toning overall.

Rev: Rim clip at 5:30.

Ex. Richard Gross Collection.

   HT 308A       Low 274A       AU 58 BN       R-3   

Robert B. Ruggles Gold Beater, New York. (1835-38). Reeded edge. Diagonal reeding.

A rare and underrated variety.

Rev: Small verdigris spot.

Steve Hayden Mail Bid Sale #21, May 22, 2004, lot 706.















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