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'1771' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN

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Type Coin
Title '1771' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN
Date 1771
Grade VG8
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 448
Denomination 1/2 P

1771 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 2-71A, W-7670, R.4, VG8 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. Struck slightly off-center, this circulated example has a smooth and pleasant obverse, though a bit of red spotting under the bust and in the letters of REX is noted. The reverse is speckled in both green and red, but is well-struck and more distinct than the obverse, with a clear date. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15262, realized $384. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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