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1776 Machin's Mills Halfpenny

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Type Coin
Title 1776 Machin's Mills Halfpenny

1776 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 6-76A, W-7790, R.4 -- Environmental Damage -- NGC Details. VF. Die alignment: 150?. Characterized by heavy brown surfaces with dark green encrustation, this piece retains its boldly struck devices and clear date. The deeply cut obverse die, with its distinctive bust of George III, was also used in the 1772-dated Vlack 6-72A variety. This variety constitutes the only use of the reverse die. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15272, realized $336. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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