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Lot 30341

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30341
Date 1723
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Grade 58
Service NGC
Denomination 2PENCE
Description 1723 2PENCE Rosa Americana Twopence AU58 NGC. Martin 3.9-F.3, W-1342, R.4. This Martin obverse variety has the first stop high and slightly closer to S than D; the second stop is centered midway between T and H (in ET HIB); and the nose points to E; RI and RE of REX touch along the bases. Only obverse 3.9 was used used reverse die F.3. A gorgeous piece, this coin shows deep chocolate-brown coloration and slightly glossy surfaces that are smooth, and essentially untouched, on both sides. Small raised die lumps are noted in the lower right obverse field area. A rare variety showing a stop both after REX and after the date. Ex: New Netherlands Coin Co. (11/1956), lot 749; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,202.03. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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