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    Choice VF St. Patrick Farthing, Breen-206
    Very Rare Halo Variety

    (1670-75) FARTH St. Patrick Farthing, Halo VF35 PCGS. Breen-206. A halo or nimbus forms a circle around St. Patrick's miter. Breen considered this variety to be extremely rare. No example appeared in the multitudinous Ford auctions. The variety is listed within a remarkable premium on page 39 of the 2012 Guide Book. This is a highly desirable Choice VF example with original chocolate-brown toning and no noticeable marks. The halo is bold and the brass splasher is perfectly centered. The surfaces are occasionally granular, and the reverse is misaligned several degrees toward 7 o'clock. As of (11/11), this is the only example of the Halo variety certified by PCGS. (NGC ID# 2U3R, PCGS# 82)

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2012
    3rd-8th Tuesday-Sunday
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