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AU 1766 William Pitt Halfpenny
Popular Betts-519 Medal

1766 1/2P Pitt Halfpenny AU50 PCGS. Betts-519, Breen-251, W-8350, R.3. Merchants on both sides of the Atlantic hailed the 1766 repeal of the detested Stamp Act. The repeal was credited to William Pitt the elder, also known as "The Great Commoner." A deep walnut-brown example with pleasing sharpness and only a single hair-thin mark on the right obverse field. A scarce die state with clash marks within STAMPS. Housed in a green label holder. Listed on page 48 of the 2012 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2AUH, PCGS# 236)

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January, 2012
3rd-8th
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