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Lot 15529


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Type Coin
Title Lot 15529
Description Small Offering of British Counterfeit Halfpence. This lot includes a lightly corroded 1739 example that is apparently part of the "Headless Rat" family; two pieces dated 1741 from different obverse dies; a 1755 Irish-British mule with the young George III bust of Irish halfpence, and a Britannia reverse that seems to be dated 1755, although only the tops of three digits are visible; a 1772-dated piece that appears to be a member of the "Inidian Head" family but from an unrecorded reverse die; and an example dated 1775 of an unknown type. These six pieces grade Good to VG with attractive surfaces. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Heritage Auctions 11/2018 (Newman XI), lot15529 (realized $1800). Heritage link: http://www.ha.com/c/item.zx?saleNo=1283&lotIdNo=12022

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