|Title||1739-C Sou Marque French Colonies|
|Service Catalog #||158616|
1740-AA 1/2 SOU M French Colonies Half Sou Marque, Metz Mint, Vlack 324, R.1, AU50 NGC. First semester. Die alignment: 180?. A high-grade example, attractively toned a golden-gray. A few spots are on either side, but nothing in the way of problems. The reverse is more softly struck that the obverse, which is typical for the issue. This was the only year in which half sou marques were struck in Metz. Listed on page 55 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15227, realized $288. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|