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 16 of 5107:
(1722) Rosa Americana 2 Pence Breen-88 (Motto on Ribbon) MS60  

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Lot closed - Winning bid:$1,375

(1722) Rosa Americana 2 Pence Breen-88 (Motto on Ribbon) MS60. Attractive glossy chocolate brown with hints of underlying golden tan bleeding through thanks to the brass planchet. Sharply struck, apparently twice since all the devices show fine doubling. The only defect is a small spot of shallow golden tan crud under the C in AMERICANA. Listed on page 42 in the "Redbook." Weight 220.1 grains.
Estimated Value $1,000-UP.

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

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