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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals, Tokens, Orders and Decorations and Paper Money

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    United States Coins MIXED COLONIAL COIN GROUPS 2072 Group of colonial and Confederation era copper coins 1723 Wood s Hibernia halfpenny Martin 4 14 Fb 1 W 13470 Rarity 3 Sharpness of VF rough and boldly struck throughout I 773 Virginia halfpenny Breen 1 80 Period after GEORGIVS 7 harp strings Good 4 Smooth wear decent copper and a few normal circulation marks 1787 Connecticut copper Miller 37 8 LL W 4150 Rarity 5 DBL Good 4 AG 3 Decent copper with just minor surface issues and the devices are smooth 1 786 New Jersey copper Maris 1 4 J W48 1 0 Rarity 1 Sharpness of VG rough with surfaces faintly scraped 1787 New


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals, Tokens, Orders and Decorations and Paper Money

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    United States Coins MIXED COLONIAL COIN GROUPS 2072 Group of colonial and Confederation era copper coins 1723 Wood s Hibernia halfpenny Martin 4 14 Fb 1 W 13470 Rarity 3 Sharpness of VF rough and boldly struck throughout I 773 Virginia halfpenny Breen 1 80 Period after GEORGIVS 7 harp strings Good 4 Smooth wear decent copper and a few normal circulation marks 1787 Connecticut copper Miller 37 8 LL W 4150 Rarity 5 DBL Good 4 AG 3 Decent copper with just minor surface issues and the devices are smooth 1 786 New Jersey copper Maris 1 4 J W48 1 0 Rarity 1 Sharpness of VG rough with surfaces faintly scraped 1787 New


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals, Tokens, Orders and Decorations and Paper Money

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    United States Coins MIXED COLONIAL COIN GROUPS 2072 Group of colonial and Confederation era copper coins 1723 Wood s Hibernia halfpenny Martin 4 14 Fb 1 W 13470 Rarity 3 Sharpness of VF rough and boldly struck throughout I 773 Virginia halfpenny Breen 1 80 Period after GEORGIVS 7 harp strings Good 4 Smooth wear decent copper and a few normal circulation marks 1787 Connecticut copper Miller 37 8 LL W 4150 Rarity 5 DBL Good 4 AG 3 Decent copper with just minor surface issues and the devices are smooth 1 786 New Jersey copper Maris 1 4 J W48 1 0 Rarity 1 Sharpness of VG rough with surfaces faintly scraped 1787 New


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Decorations

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    COLONIAL COINS 2431 j 2432 2433 5 2434 4 2435 4 2436 1 2437 1 2438 2439 2440 2441 2442 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny 108 3 gns Very Fine Light tan Both sides lightly glossy obverse gi anular below bust Die clash marks above head on obverse reverse die perfect 2443 1773 Virginia halfpenny 116 1 gns Variety as preceding Uncirculated Light olive brown with traces of faded color on the reverse Glossy surfaces Nick on George s jaw 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny 116 1 gns Very Fine Olive g een and tan Struck from a very rusted obverse die fields g anular and letters misshapen Reverse somewhat glossy Planchet cutter burr on edge at 1 o clock from obverse 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Decorations

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    COLONIAL COINS 2431 j 2432 2433 5 2434 4 2435 4 2436 1 2437 1 2438 2439 2440 2441 2442 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny 108 3 gns Very Fine Light tan Both sides lightly glossy obverse gi anular below bust Die clash marks above head on obverse reverse die perfect 2443 1773 Virginia halfpenny 116 1 gns Variety as preceding Uncirculated Light olive brown with traces of faded color on the reverse Glossy surfaces Nick on George s jaw 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny 116 1 gns Very Fine Olive g een and tan Struck from a very rusted obverse die fields g anular and letters misshapen Reverse somewhat glossy Planchet cutter burr on edge at 1 o clock from obverse 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny


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    Bicentennial publick rare coin auction ... [03/26-27/1976]



    COLONIAL COINAGE 97 1773 Virginia halfpenny with period after Georgius Newman 15 D R 7 ABOUT GOOD 3 very faint reverse hairline but some details are VG or Fine Very clean surfaces for the grade A rarity 50 up 98 1773 Virginia Halfpenny period after Georgius Newman 20 N R 4 VERY GOOD 8 cut on cheek This variety is virtually unobtainable in better condition than this 25 30 99 1773 Virginia Halfpenny period after G


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Decorations

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    COLONIAL COINS 2431 j 2432 2433 5 2434 4 2435 4 2436 1 2437 1 2438 2439 2440 2441 2442 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny 108 3 gns Very Fine Light tan Both sides lightly glossy obverse gi anular below bust Die clash marks above head on obverse reverse die perfect 2443 1773 Virginia halfpenny 116 1 gns Variety as preceding Uncirculated Light olive brown with traces of faded color on the reverse Glossy surfaces Nick on George s jaw 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny 116 1 gns Very Fine Olive g een and tan Struck from a very rusted obverse die fields g anular and letters misshapen Reverse somewhat glossy Planchet cutter burr on edge at 1 o clock from obverse 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 150

    12/1/2012

    the edges rolled so that a small lip occurs around the outer circumference All of the coins would be graded at least extremely fine condition if not for the damage from the counterstamp and all counterstamped varieties were from the obverse with point group 6 As a group the varieties are all fairly common 25 M 2 23 Q 1 27 J 5 and 26 Y 1 Observations on Individual Coins A 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse The edges of the coin are rolled slightly to produce a smooth edge and a slightly raised rim around the edge 25 1 mm 115 9 grains coin turn B 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse 25 0 mm 111 0 grains coin turn C 23 Q Virginia halfpenny with point afte


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 150

    12/1/2012

    the edges rolled so that a small lip occurs around the outer circumference All of the coins would be graded at least extremely fine condition if not for the damage from the counterstamp and all counterstamped varieties were from the obverse with point group 6 As a group the varieties are all fairly common 25 M 2 23 Q 1 27 J 5 and 26 Y 1 Observations on Individual Coins A 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse The edges of the coin are rolled slightly to produce a smooth edge and a slightly raised rim around the edge 25 1 mm 115 9 grains coin turn B 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse 25 0 mm 111 0 grains coin turn C 23 Q Virginia halfpenny with point afte


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    The March 2012 Baltimore Auction



    downward to and nearly touching Hibernia s profile Strong design elements for the assigned grade PCGS 180 1085 1724 Wood s Hibernia Halfpenny Martin 4 51 K 4 Rar ity 2 AU 50 PCGS CAC 1 1 Harp Strings Deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit faint microgranularity in places under low magnification The design devices are strong despite the obvious circulation pattern PCGS 190 1086 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 4 G W 1460 7 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS MS 64 RB PCGS CAC Satin tan with considerable mint red present The strike is sharp and there are no carbon spots or stains keeping the eye appeal high Examination finds only a hint of fading in the color and traces of die rust common to this variety in the fields PCGS 244 1087 1773 Virginia Halfpenny Newman 20 X W 1670 8


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Session One Starts 4 00 PM ET Wednesday March 13 2013 4 N V V r r 182 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 20 N W 1540 7 Harp Strings Period After GEORGIVS AU 53 PCGS 115 7 grains Glossy deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit some olive brown highlights No more than a few scattered ticks come to light under low magnification with the overall naked eye appearance substantial A pleasing example of the type and grade combination one that compares favorably to Ford 1 1 0 Stack s Janua


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 188 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 23 R W 1565 7 Harp Strings Period After GEORGIVS AD Details Smoothed PCGS 109 1 grains Deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit warm olive toning throughout A hint of smoothing can be seen on the obverse behind the effigy s head otherwise the surfaces are choice and mark free to the unaided eye PCGS 240 From the Ted L Craige Collection Paper envelope included 189 1773 Virgini


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens

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    U S COLONIAL COINS Lot No 1516 1516 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 8 H No Pe riod after GEORGIVS 7 Harp Strings 110 6 gns Fine Surfaces are dark brown and lightly porous with a deep apple green patina in the fields Due to the wear and granularity of the fields it is hard to tell if there are periods after the date and VIRGINIA as there should be on reverse H In addition the large lion seems not to touch the line unlike reverse H which s


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 150

    12/1/2012

    the edges rolled so that a small lip occurs around the outer circumference All of the coins would be graded at least extremely fine condition if not for the damage from the counterstamp and all counterstamped varieties were from the obverse with point group 6 As a group the varieties are all fairly common 25 M 2 23 Q 1 27 J 5 and 26 Y 1 Observations on Individual Coins A 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse The edges of the coin are rolled slightly to produce a smooth edge and a slightly raised rim around the edge 25 1 mm 115 9 grains coin turn B 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse 25 0 mm 111 0 grains coin turn C 23 Q Virginia halfpenny with point afte


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    The March 2012 Baltimore Auction



    downward to and nearly touching Hibernia s profile Strong design elements for the assigned grade PCGS 180 1085 1724 Wood s Hibernia Halfpenny Martin 4 51 K 4 Rar ity 2 AU 50 PCGS CAC 1 1 Harp Strings Deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit faint microgranularity in places under low magnification The design devices are strong despite the obvious circulation pattern PCGS 190 1086 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 4 G W 1460 7 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS MS 64 RB PCGS CAC Satin tan with considerable mint red present The strike is sharp and there are no carbon spots or stains keeping the eye appeal high Examination finds only a hint of fading in the color and traces of die rust common to this variety in the fields PCGS 244 1087 1773 Virginia Halfpenny Newman 20 X W 1670 8


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Session One Starts 4 00 PM ET Wednesday March 13 2013 4 N V V r r 182 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 20 N W 1540 7 Harp Strings Period After GEORGIVS AU 53 PCGS 115 7 grains Glossy deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit some olive brown highlights No more than a few scattered ticks come to light under low magnification with the overall naked eye appearance substantial A pleasing example of the type and grade combination one that compares favorably to Ford 1 1 0 Stack s Janua


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 188 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 23 R W 1565 7 Harp Strings Period After GEORGIVS AD Details Smoothed PCGS 109 1 grains Deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit warm olive toning throughout A hint of smoothing can be seen on the obverse behind the effigy s head otherwise the surfaces are choice and mark free to the unaided eye PCGS 240 From the Ted L Craige Collection Paper envelope included 189 1773 Virgini


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens

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    U S COLONIAL COINS Lot No 1516 1516 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 8 H No Pe riod after GEORGIVS 7 Harp Strings 110 6 gns Fine Surfaces are dark brown and lightly porous with a deep apple green patina in the fields Due to the wear and granularity of the fields it is hard to tell if there are periods after the date and VIRGINIA as there should be on reverse H In addition the large lion seems not to touch the line unlike reverse H which s


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 150

    12/1/2012

    the edges rolled so that a small lip occurs around the outer circumference All of the coins would be graded at least extremely fine condition if not for the damage from the counterstamp and all counterstamped varieties were from the obverse with point group 6 As a group the varieties are all fairly common 25 M 2 23 Q 1 27 J 5 and 26 Y 1 Observations on Individual Coins A 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse The edges of the coin are rolled slightly to produce a smooth edge and a slightly raised rim around the edge 25 1 mm 115 9 grains coin turn B 25 M Virginia halfpenny with point after GEORGIVS on obverse and seven stringed harp on reverse 25 0 mm 111 0 grains coin turn C 23 Q Virginia halfpenny with point afte


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    The March 2012 Baltimore Auction



    downward to and nearly touching Hibernia s profile Strong design elements for the assigned grade PCGS 180 1085 1724 Wood s Hibernia Halfpenny Martin 4 51 K 4 Rar ity 2 AU 50 PCGS CAC 1 1 Harp Strings Deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit faint microgranularity in places under low magnification The design devices are strong despite the obvious circulation pattern PCGS 190 1086 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 4 G W 1460 7 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS MS 64 RB PCGS CAC Satin tan with considerable mint red present The strike is sharp and there are no carbon spots or stains keeping the eye appeal high Examination finds only a hint of fading in the color and traces of die rust common to this variety in the fields PCGS 244 1087 1773 Virginia Halfpenny Newman 20 X W 1670 8


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Session One Starts 4 00 PM ET Wednesday March 13 2013 4 N V V r r 182 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 20 N W 1540 7 Harp Strings Period After GEORGIVS AU 53 PCGS 115 7 grains Glossy deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit some olive brown highlights No more than a few scattered ticks come to light under low magnification with the overall naked eye appearance substantial A pleasing example of the type and grade combination one that compares favorably to Ford 1 1 0 Stack s Janua


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 188 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 23 R W 1565 7 Harp Strings Period After GEORGIVS AD Details Smoothed PCGS 109 1 grains Deep chestnut brown surfaces exhibit warm olive toning throughout A hint of smoothing can be seen on the obverse behind the effigy s head otherwise the surfaces are choice and mark free to the unaided eye PCGS 240 From the Ted L Craige Collection Paper envelope included 189 1773 Virgini


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens

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    U S COLONIAL COINS Lot No 1516 1516 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 8 H No Pe riod after GEORGIVS 7 Harp Strings 110 6 gns Fine Surfaces are dark brown and lightly porous with a deep apple green patina in the fields Due to the wear and granularity of the fields it is hard to tell if there are periods after the date and VIRGINIA as there should be on reverse H In addition the large lion seems not to touch the line unlike reverse H which s


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 165 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 5 Z W 1600 8 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS AU 58 PCGS 1 1 6 4 grains The deep golden brown surfaces of this attrac tive Choice AU specimen exhibit deep chocolate brown high points Swelling noted at RGI and the shield border there a diagnostic of this elusive variety Some deep black detritus clings to the X in REX otherwise the surfaces are free of disturbances worthy


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    The March 2016 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    hestnut brown specimen is glossy in appearance and free of unsightly marks to the unaided eye or under low magnification The strike is bold throughout and only softened on the high points by a brief stint in circulation The overall appeal is substantial for the assigned grade This choice specimen would be an ideal candidate for a high grade early American type set Virginia Coinage 12132 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 6 X W 1610 No Period After GEORGIVS 8 Harp Strings AU 58 i BN PCGS Toned in a blend of deep copper and somewhat lighter medium brown both sides of this premium Choice AU exhibit a smooth satin texture A boldly defined and appealing example that is sure to be of interest to the discerning bidder PCGS 243 NGC ID 2ATK From our Stacks Minot Collection sale May 2008 lot 39


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 165 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 5 Z W 1600 8 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS AU 58 PCGS 1 1 6 4 grains The deep golden brown surfaces of this attrac tive Choice AU specimen exhibit deep chocolate brown high points Swelling noted at RGI and the shield border there a diagnostic of this elusive variety Some deep black detritus clings to the X in REX otherwise the surfaces are free of disturbances worthy


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    The March 2016 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    hestnut brown specimen is glossy in appearance and free of unsightly marks to the unaided eye or under low magnification The strike is bold throughout and only softened on the high points by a brief stint in circulation The overall appeal is substantial for the assigned grade This choice specimen would be an ideal candidate for a high grade early American type set Virginia Coinage 12132 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 6 X W 1610 No Period After GEORGIVS 8 Harp Strings AU 58 i BN PCGS Toned in a blend of deep copper and somewhat lighter medium brown both sides of this premium Choice AU exhibit a smooth satin texture A boldly defined and appealing example that is sure to be of interest to the discerning bidder PCGS 243 NGC ID 2ATK From our Stacks Minot Collection sale May 2008 lot 39


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    United States Coins: Early American Coins, Paper Money



    EARLY AMERICAN COINS 62 1773 Virginia halfpenny N 25 M Stop after GEOR GIYS Extremely Fine Error large planchet cutter clip at top of obverse 110 9 gns Errors as major as this are extremely rare in the Virginia series the Tower Mint usually caught them before they were released Lot No 63 63 1773 Virginia Halfpenny No stop after GEORGIVS Uncirculated prooflike 110 4 gns Cleaned From Bowers and Merena s March 28 1990 sale lot


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    The Minot Collection



    tight to the rim at the upper right quadrant The enigmatic P in front of face and its variant below the bust have never been sufficiently explained lending these diverse crudely designed coins a certain added charm Some tamping of the edge has produced a thin raised fin of metal around the obverse rim but this coin is otherwise quite balanced and appealing VIRGINIA HALFPENNIES 35 1773 Virginia halfpenny Period after GEORGIVS 7 Harp Strings MS 63 RB 112 6 grains A pleasing specimen boast ing balanced coloration of original mint red in the fields and protected areas of the devices and light brown to darker brown on the high points of the design motifs and lettering Fields are subtly reflective and free of major distractions some shallow marks have blended into the coloration at King Georg


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 165 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 5 Z W 1600 8 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS AU 58 PCGS 1 1 6 4 grains The deep golden brown surfaces of this attrac tive Choice AU specimen exhibit deep chocolate brown high points Swelling noted at RGI and the shield border there a diagnostic of this elusive variety Some deep black detritus clings to the X in REX otherwise the surfaces are free of disturbances worthy


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    The March 2016 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    hestnut brown specimen is glossy in appearance and free of unsightly marks to the unaided eye or under low magnification The strike is bold throughout and only softened on the high points by a brief stint in circulation The overall appeal is substantial for the assigned grade This choice specimen would be an ideal candidate for a high grade early American type set Virginia Coinage 12132 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 6 X W 1610 No Period After GEORGIVS 8 Harp Strings AU 58 i BN PCGS Toned in a blend of deep copper and somewhat lighter medium brown both sides of this premium Choice AU exhibit a smooth satin texture A boldly defined and appealing example that is sure to be of interest to the discerning bidder PCGS 243 NGC ID 2ATK From our Stacks Minot Collection sale May 2008 lot 39


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    Bicentennial publick rare coin auction ... [03/26-27/1976]



    COLONIAL COINAGE 90 1773 Virginia halfpenny no period after Georgius Newman 6 X R 4 ALMOST UNCIRCULATED 55 with only the barest rubbing A commercial Brown Uncirculated coin well struck with semi prooflike lustre 125 150 91 1773 Virginia Halfpenny no period after Georgius Newman 7 D R 4 BROWN UNClRCULATED 60 sharply struck and choice 250 up 92 1773 93 1773 94 1773 Virginia Halfpenny no period after Georgius Newman 8


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 134

    8/1/2007

    August 2007 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Sequential page 3171 measurements An additional 30 genuine Virginia halfpence were also examined for die axis orientation with the same finding The authors are not aware of any Virginia halfpenny with an obverse to reverse die orientation other than 180 EXAMINATION The most important method for determining authentic Virginia halfpenny coinage is the look of the coin The subtle nuances of the devices the pattern of the legends the texture of the copper and the general patina all interact to create a Gestalt that says real or fake An example of a genuine Virginia halfpenny is shown


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 134

    8/1/2007

    August 2007 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Sequential page 3171 measurements An additional 30 genuine Virginia halfpence were also examined for die axis orientation with the same finding The authors are not aware of any Virginia halfpenny with an obverse to reverse die orientation other than 180 EXAMINATION The most important method for determining authentic Virginia halfpenny coinage is the look of the coin The subtle nuances of the devices the pattern of the legends the texture of the copper and the general patina all interact to create a Gestalt that says real or fake An example of a genuine Virginia halfpenny is shown


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    Fixed Price List: Coins and Currency of Early America

    /1989 Numismatics; Fixed Price Lists

    C52 Stock Price C52 1724 Hibernia Halfpenny Nelson 11 Well cen tered full denticles on both sides There is a thin planchet crack down the king s forehead Light steel with touches of faded red About Uncirculat ed 300 00 55 Stock Price C55 1773 Virginia halfpenny As last 128 5 grains More than half mint red Nice strike nice lustre Brilliant Uncirculated 475 00 VIRGINIA COINAGE The original charter of Virginia included the right to produce its own coinage but to the best of our knowledge no such pieces were ever mint ed As would be expected a shortage of small change developed and in 1773 an Act of the Vir ginia Assembly called for a quantity


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    1773 VIRGINIA HALFPENNIES THE NEWMAN PLATE COIN Lot No 1 05 105 1773 Virginia halfpenny No Period N 6 X Very Choice Uncirculated 117 5 gns The Newman Plate Coin A lovely example with about 60 obverse and 85 reverse mint red showing The obverse is lightly granular while the reverse has one small spot below N in the legend Otherwise this is an exemplary specimen and one well suited for inclusion in a high grade type collection Ex F C C Boyd Estate Lot No 108 108 1773


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    1773 VIRGINIA HALFPENNIES THE NEWMAN REVERSE PLATE COIN Lot No Ill 111 1773 Virginia halfpenny With Period N 21 N Choice Uncirculated 119 0 gns The Newman Re verse Plate Coin The obverse has about 45 mint red color showing while the reverse is about 85 bright red There are some light flecks on the obverse one particu larly below X in the legend The surfaces are lightly granular Ex Harlan Page Smith Collection S H H Chapman May 8 1 906 lot 38 F C C Boyd Estate


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    The C. B. Slade, Jr. Estate



    surface issues 2032 1760 Voce Populi halfpenny Nelson 10 Zelinka 13 K W 13820 Rarity 5 VF 20 PCGS Smooth light brown surfaces boast ex ceptional eye appeal for the assigned grade The central reverse is softly struck as expected opposite the high relief obverse portrait and shows some natural planchet texture Free of serious problems a nice type coin at this level 000262 2033 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 4 0 W 1470 No period after GEORGIVS 7harpstrings AU 55 115 3 grains Fully lustrous and sharply struck Golden brown toning with hints of blue Areas of light die rust on the obverse helped to facilitate the variety attri bution Almost certainly from the famous Mendes Cohen Hoard which contained thousands of Uncirculated Virginia halfpence from numerous different die combinations


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Session One Starts 4 00 PM ET Wednesday March 13 2013 159 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 3 F W 1455 7 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS MS 64 RB PCGS 1 1 7 8 grains An even blend of golden tan and mint orange graces the obverse while the reverse is alive with soft mint orange iridescence Low magnification reveals a patch of scaly black detritus on the effigy s forehead another at the E in REX as well as a few light toning flecks on the reverse none of which a


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Session One Starts 4 00 PM ET Wednesday March 13 2013 172 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 8 H W 1490 7 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS AU 50 PCGS 1 1 6 8 grains Deep chestnut brown with some steel brown high lights in places on both sides Low magnification reveals some scattered microporosity and ticks that are mainly relegated to the obverse A rare variety in any grade above VF evidently N 8 H was one of the varieties that saw heavy circulation in America an


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 178 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 12 W W 1630 8 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS AD Details Cleaning PCGS 11 6 8 grains Deep golden brown surfac es betray an old cleaning when viewed under low magnifica tion One of the Not in Newman 1 956 ANS varieties this one discovered by Richard Picker at an unknown time then sold to Ted Craige Craige s envelope reads New Obverse This is probably the disco


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 134

    8/1/2007

    August 2007 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Sequential page 3171 measurements An additional 30 genuine Virginia halfpence were also examined for die axis orientation with the same finding The authors are not aware of any Virginia halfpenny with an obverse to reverse die orientation other than 180 EXAMINATION The most important method for determining authentic Virginia halfpenny coinage is the look of the coin The subtle nuances of the devices the pattern of the legends the texture of the copper and the general patina all interact to create a Gestalt that says real or fake An example of a genuine Virginia halfpenny is shown


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    1773 VIRGINIA HALFPENNIES THE NEWMAN PLATE COIN Lot No 1 05 105 1773 Virginia halfpenny No Period N 6 X Very Choice Uncirculated 117 5 gns The Newman Plate Coin A lovely example with about 60 obverse and 85 reverse mint red showing The obverse is lightly granular while the reverse has one small spot below N in the legend Otherwise this is an exemplary specimen and one well suited for inclusion in a high grade type collection Ex F C C Boyd Estate Lot No 108 108 1773


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    1773 VIRGINIA HALFPENNIES THE NEWMAN REVERSE PLATE COIN Lot No Ill 111 1773 Virginia halfpenny With Period N 21 N Choice Uncirculated 119 0 gns The Newman Re verse Plate Coin The obverse has about 45 mint red color showing while the reverse is about 85 bright red There are some light flecks on the obverse one particu larly below X in the legend The surfaces are lightly granular Ex Harlan Page Smith Collection S H H Chapman May 8 1 906 lot 38 F C C Boyd Estate


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    The C. B. Slade, Jr. Estate



    surface issues 2032 1760 Voce Populi halfpenny Nelson 10 Zelinka 13 K W 13820 Rarity 5 VF 20 PCGS Smooth light brown surfaces boast ex ceptional eye appeal for the assigned grade The central reverse is softly struck as expected opposite the high relief obverse portrait and shows some natural planchet texture Free of serious problems a nice type coin at this level 000262 2033 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 4 0 W 1470 No period after GEORGIVS 7harpstrings AU 55 115 3 grains Fully lustrous and sharply struck Golden brown toning with hints of blue Areas of light die rust on the obverse helped to facilitate the variety attri bution Almost certainly from the famous Mendes Cohen Hoard which contained thousands of Uncirculated Virginia halfpence from numerous different die combinations


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Session One Starts 4 00 PM ET Wednesday March 13 2013 159 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 3 F W 1455 7 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS MS 64 RB PCGS 1 1 7 8 grains An even blend of golden tan and mint orange graces the obverse while the reverse is alive with soft mint orange iridescence Low magnification reveals a patch of scaly black detritus on the effigy s forehead another at the E in REX as well as a few light toning flecks on the reverse none of which a


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Session One Starts 4 00 PM ET Wednesday March 13 2013 172 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 8 H W 1490 7 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS AU 50 PCGS 1 1 6 8 grains Deep chestnut brown with some steel brown high lights in places on both sides Low magnification reveals some scattered microporosity and ticks that are mainly relegated to the obverse A rare variety in any grade above VF evidently N 8 H was one of the varieties that saw heavy circulation in America an


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    The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage



    Stack s Bowers Galleries The March 2013 Baltimore Auction 178 1773 Virginia halfpenny Newman 12 W W 1630 8 Harp Strings No Period After GEORGIVS AD Details Cleaning PCGS 11 6 8 grains Deep golden brown surfac es betray an old cleaning when viewed under low magnifica tion One of the Not in Newman 1 956 ANS varieties this one discovered by Richard Picker at an unknown time then sold to Ted Craige Craige s envelope reads New Obverse This is probably the disco


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    Fixed Price List: Coins and Currency of Early America

    /1989 Numismatics; Fixed Price Lists

    C52 Stock Price C52 1724 Hibernia Halfpenny Nelson 11 Well cen tered full denticles on both sides There is a thin planchet crack down the king s forehead Light steel with touches of faded red About Uncirculat ed 300 00 55 Stock Price C55 1773 Virginia halfpenny As last 128 5 grains More than half mint red Nice strike nice lustre Brilliant Uncirculated 475 00 VIRGINIA COINAGE The original charter of Virginia included the right to produce its own coinage but to the best of our knowledge no such pieces were ever mint ed As would be expected a shortage of small change developed and in 1773 an Act of the Vir ginia Assembly called for a quantity


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 134

    8/1/2007

    August 2007 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Sequential page 3171 measurements An additional 30 genuine Virginia halfpence were also examined for die axis orientation with the same finding The authors are not aware of any Virginia halfpenny with an obverse to reverse die orientation other than 180 EXAMINATION The most important method for determining authentic Virginia halfpenny coinage is the look of the coin The subtle nuances of the devices the pattern of the legends the texture of the copper and the general patina all interact to create a Gestalt that says real or fake An example of a genuine Virginia halfpenny is shown


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