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1766 1/2P Pitt Halfpenny AU50 PCGS. Betts-519, Breen-251, W-8350, R.3....

2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando #1166

 
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Location: Orange County Convention Center
North/South Building
9899 Universal Blvd.
Hall SB - South Building
Orlando, FL 32819

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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. (PCGS# 236)

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