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'1787' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN

Image Information

Type Coin
Title '1787' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN
Date 1787
Grade EF40
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 469
Denomination 1/2 P

1787 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 19-87C, W-7940, R.2, XF40 NGC. 126.5 grains. Die alignment: 150?. An early die state of the obverse, without the crack between V and S of GEORGIVS and lacking the die crumbling often seen at REX. The obverse shows consistent medium brown coloring and a crisp strike. A few scratches near the R of REX are noted. The reverse is more varied in coloration, but remains attractive, with firm detail. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15291, realized $720. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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