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'1778' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN

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Type Coin
Title '1778' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN
Date 1778
Grade VG8
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 466
Denomination 1/2 P

1778 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 11-78A, W-7820, R.3, VG8 NGC. 100 grains. Die alignment: 180?. A well-circulated example of this Machin's Mills issue, with tan features against dark brown fields. A couple of small marks in front of George's face are noted. Britannia is fairly distinct, with a level of detail visible that rivals higher-grade examples of some varieties. The date is mostly clear, with some roughness to the reverse surface. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15275, realized $156. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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