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'1778' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN

Image Information

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 13-78B, W-7840, R.5, Fine 15 NGC. 94.8 grains. Die alignment: 180?. A somewhat scarcer die variety. This example has an attractive obverse, circulated but without any major problems. Some light patches of green are noted, but do not appear to have advanced. The top half of the reverse is lightly struck, with the lower half being quite bold in comparison and showing a nice strong date. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15280, realized $252. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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