|Title||'1787' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN|
|Service Catalog #||469|
1787 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 17-87B, W-7910, R.2, VG8 NGC. 105.0 grains. Die alignment: 150?. A good piece for demonstrating the degree to which the economy of the early Republic was dependent on these hard-working imitation halfpennies. This well-circulated example retains decent detail for the grade, with a rather clear date and figure of Britannia. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15287, realized $122.4. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|