1766 1/2P Pitt Halfpenny, Silvered XF45 NGC. Betts-519, W-8350....
Silvered 1766 Betts-519 Pitt Halfpenny, XF451766 1/2P Pitt Halfpenny, Silvered XF45 NGC. Betts-519, W-8350. Per the Whitman colonial encyclopedia, "some [Pitt halfpennies] were issued lightly silvered (covered with tin)." This gently circulated example has medium brown high points while protected areas display the moderately granular tin plating. A well centered example of this better known Betts medal. Listed on page 48 of the 2012 Guide Book. (PCGS# 236)
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