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St. Patrick Halfpenny, BN

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Type Coin
Title St. Patrick Halfpenny, BN
Grade VF25
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 46
Denomination 1/2 P

(1670-75) 1/2 P St. Patrick Halfpenny, Vlack 1-A, Breen-200, W-11540, VF25 NGC. Die alignment: 360?. King David's features are distinct on the obverse of this conservatively graded halfpenny, which boasts full legends and clear harp strings. The reverse is choice and well-centered with strong detail and exceptional coloration. A key reverse diagnostic is the absence of the shamrock's stem extending below Patrick's hand. Listed on page 43 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15202, realized $1680. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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