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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 VF20
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 466
Denomination 1/2 P

1778 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 12-78B, W-7830, R.4 -- Damaged -- NGC Details. VF. 108 grains. Die alignment: 210?. George's bust is boldly struck, with a clearly defined face and distinct hair. GEORGIVS is very clear, through the III REX in front of his face is not. The coin's damage is more obvious on the reverse, where the right-hand rim is affected. The date and Britannia's figure are distinct. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15276, realized $204. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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