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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 F15
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, Fine 15 NGC. 89.5 grains. Die alignment: 150?. A well-detailed piece with consistent light-brown coloration and generally smooth surfaces. Both obverse and reverse die diagnostics are distinct. The surfaces are above-average, though some corrosion is noted below the obverse bust and the reverse has some areas of redness. This is the only use of the obverse die. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15279, realized $240. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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