1767-A French Colonies Sou, or 12 Deniers. Paris Mint. Breen-700, Vlack 12-L. No RF Counterstamp. VF-35 (PCGS).
188.3 grains. Glossy chocolate brown with tan devices. Scattered tiny marks, including a couple at the rim at the base of reverse, but impressively problem free for the issue. One little chunk of detritus clings to E of COLONIES. Very appealing.
Pedigree: From the Ted L. Craige Collection. Acquired September 13, 1968. Stack's paper envelope with attribution and pedigree notes included.