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Lot 30238

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30238
Date 1788
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Grade 64
Service NGC
Denomination 1/2 C
Description 1788 1/2 C Massachusetts Half Cent MS64 Brown NGC. R. 1-B, W-6010, R.2. The 1788 Ryder 1-B half cent is plentiful in all grades, including several Choice and Gem Mint State pieces. We have handled over a dozen different Mint State examples in our auctions. The Choice Mint State Eric P. Newman coin has lovely intermingled olive and golden-brown surfaces with a patch of maroon oxide on the reverse. Traces of faded mint red cling to the protected areas. A few small surface marks are evident, primarily on the obverse. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $10.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $7,050.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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