|Title||'1787' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN|
|Service Catalog #||469|
1787 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 18-87C, W-7930, R.4, VF30 NGC. 106.0 grains. Die alignment: 180?. Both sides are dark brown with some microgranularity and tan highlights. The obverse has a couple of small scratches to the back of George's head. The reverse is more softly struck, especially at the peripheries, but has few post-striking issues. This is the only use of the obverse die, which is fairly distinctive with its long-tailed R's. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15288, realized $264. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|