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'1772' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN

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Type Coin
Title '1772' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN
Date 1772
Grade F15
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 451
Denomination 1/2 P

1772 1/2 P Georgius III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 7-72B, W-7730, R.6+, Fine 15 NGC. Die alignment: 150?. A distinctive variety with GEORGIUS spelled with a U rather than the usual V. The obverse of this piece is just lovely: clean, smooth, bold, and only a bit off-center. The reverse has some pitting, including a few green spots, but is also well struck and clear. Firmly in the condition census for the variety. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Capital Coin (1966); Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15265, realized $1440. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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