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    1766 William Pitt Halfpenny, AU53 Brown
    Betts-519, Copper

    Betts-519. 1766 William Pitt Halfpenny. Copper. AU53 Brown NGC. Unsigned. Rich chocolate brown color adds to the eye appeal of this lightly circulated example. The surfaces reveal wear on the high points. Although a few scattered marks are present, as expected at this grade level, the marks are minor and are not worthy of individual mention. These medals are collector favorites, with Betts-519 and 520 garnering the number 32 position in 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens.
    From The Skyler Liechty Collection.


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