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    Extremely Rare Double Stars
    North Wales Halfpenny, Fine 15, Baker-35

    (1795) 1/2P Washington North Wales Halfpenny, Two Stars at Each Side of Harp Fine 15 PCGS. Baker-35. Breen-1298. Rulau and Fuld (1998) state "7 or 8 specimens known." An extremely rare Washington variety never seen in better circulated grades. The finest known was graded VF30 in a December 2005 ANR auction. The present piece, like all others seen, is softly struck and has two prominent obverse die breaks, above the portrait and near the left border. The four stars near the harp base are clear. The medium brown surfaces are moderately granular and lack noticeable marks. The PCGS Fine 15 Norweb example brought $18,400 in a November 2006 Stack's auction, and this identically graded (but less abraded) piece may surpass that level. Listed on page 80 of the 2009 Guide Book. Population: 2 in 15, 1 finer (6/08).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# CVTL, PCGS# 776)


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    Jul-Aug, 2008
    30th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
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