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 11 of 5107:
(1667-69) Saint Patrick's Farthing Breen-213 Griffee G42-5/5a Rarity-6 F12  

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Lot closed - Winning bid:$1,150
Description:

(1667-69) Saint Patrick's Farthing Breen-213 Griffee G42-5/5a Rarity-6 F12. Type with "Sea Beasts below King" according to Breen. Attractive glossy medium brown and light chocolate. Well centered on a smooth, problem-free planchet. Choice for the grade, especially for a St Patrick farthing. The brass splasher is located at the bottom of the harp instead of on the crown as intended. A rare type of error for these small coppers. LDS with a pair of strong die cracks at the top of the obverse clearly later than the Griffee example. Listed on page 41 in the "Redbook. Weight 75.5 grains.
Estimated Value $500-UP.

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

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