1787 New York Excelsior
Eagle Left Type
VF20 [PCGS Edge View]
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Breen-980, W-5785 variety, Eagle Facing Left.  High Rarity-5 according to our own proprietary census data. 

An extremely popular type in the colonial series and a very challenging issue, with a significant proportion of the surviving specimens verdigrised, corroded, impaired, damaged or some combination of the above (including some pieces which have unfortunately found their way into straight-graded holders).

But we never buy those, instead waiting patiently for the infrequent opportunity to acquire one of the few survivors with choice color and hard, smooth, original surfaces - like the present example.

And this wholesome, problem-free medium brown piece might well be the most affordable, original Excelsior extant.

Ex Stack's November 1974 sale of the Donald Groves Collection, lot #334; earlier Lester Merkin.

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