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1795 1/2P Washington Liberty & Security Halfpenny, ASYLUM Edge MS62 Brown PCGS. Baker-31A, W-11005, R.6....

2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach #1182

 
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Auction Ended On: Feb 7, 2013
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Rare ASYLUM Edge MS62 Brown
1795 Washington Halfpenny
Liberty & Security, Baker-31A
1795 1/2P Washington Liberty & Security Halfpenny, ASYLUM Edge MS62 Brown PCGS. Baker-31A, W-11005, R.6. The ASYLUM edge is partly readable through the PCGS holder. The rarest of the Liberty and Security halfpenny varieties. "At least 15 known" according to Rulau-Fuld, which would categorize the ASYLUM variety as R.6. This chocolate-brown and steel-blue representative displays luster on the legends and motifs though the strike shows the high point incompleteness usual for the issue. Listed on page 83 of the 2013 Guide Book. (PCGS# 761)

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