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Lot 30343

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30343
Date 1724
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Grade 40
Service Details NGC
Denomination 2PENCE
Description 1724 2PENCE Rosa Americana Pattern Twopence -- Corrosion -- NGC Details. XF. Martin 5.1-H.1, W-1358, R.7. Goiter Head. Young Head of George, facing right. The Goiter Head name was inspired by the bulge on the throat. This rare example is heavily corroded but still shows a substantial degree of detail on each side. Some rim damage is noteworthy on the upper reverse near 1 o'clock. Reddish-golden accents are prominent across the obverse fields and centers, while deep navy-blue patina envelops most of the remaining surfaces. Only eight examples of this rare issue, thought to be a pattern, are known. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,997.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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