June Long Beach Coin Auction (#74) 06/02/2013 11:00 AM PDT CLOSED! Buyers Premium of 20.00% added to each and every lot

Lot 8 of 5107:
(1667-69) Saint Patrick's Halfpenny Breen-204 Vlack 4-E VG10  

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Lot closed - Winning bid:$550

(1667-69) Saint Patrick's Halfpenny Breen-204 Vlack 4-E VG10. The "Small Letters Both Sides" type. Rather glossy light to medium chocolate brown blending to dark chocolate in the protected areas. The brass "splasher" at the crown is a lighter shade of golden tan. Mostly smooth with decent surfaces, essentially just worn. A dull, very old scratch through the top of the harp to the rim left of the crown is the only notable mark. A quite acceptable example of the halfpenny denomination of the St Patrick or Mark Newby type, much rarer than the farthing denomination. Listed on page 41 in the "Redbook." Weight 146.6 grains.
Estimated Value $350-UP.
Ex Bowers & Merena 3/13/2003:13 (lot ticket included).

Categories: U.S. Colonial and Copper Coins, Colonials

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