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Lot 15537

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Type Coin
Title Lot 15537
Description 1771 Contemporary Counterfeit British Halfpenny, XF. This piece has been cleaned and has retoned to a pleasing bluish chocolate-brown with pleasing surfaces that show only a few handling marks. Unlocated in the recently published reference, this example features a slender King George III. The hair ribbon and bow are detached. Considerable die roughness remains from minting. An attractive example that deserves careful study. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Heritage Auctions 11/2018 (Newman XI), lot15537 (realized $132). Heritage link:

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