1767-A French Colonies Sou, or 12 Deniers. Paris Mint. Breen-700, Vlack 16-F. No RF Counterstamp. EF-45 (PCGS).
185.2 grains. Glossy deep chestnut brown with exceptional sharpness and some light encrustation around devices. Some significant pitting is present in the southwest quadrant of the reverse.
Pedigree: From the Ted L. Craige Collection. Paper envelope with attribution notation included.