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    Rarely Available Proof George V Halfpenny

    George V Proof 1/2 Penny 1935 PR64 Red and Brown PCGS, Melbourne mint, KM22. Mintage: 100. Australian Proofs from this period are widely recognized rarities and the 1935 date is no exception to that rule. As such, any offering is met with great anticipation as their appearance at public auction is only occasional. A beautiful and unique Proof, the present piece holds an unusual mixture of color, with alternating pockets of original red and iridescent multicolored patina painting the surfaces. Deeper inspection with a loupe reveals a decidedly high-end coin for the grade with no evident mishandling and gloss fields that result from significant die polish lines (as made). An exacting strike completes the appeal. All in all, a coin with special character, rare in its format and unique in its presentation - a true specialist's delight!

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    8th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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