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    Circa 1670 St. Patrick Farthing, Martin 2c.1-Ea.6, VF35
    The Finest of Only Two or Three Known

    (c. 1670) St. Patrick Farthing, Breen-208, W-11500, Martin 2c.1-Ea.6, R.8, VF35 NGC. 99.2 grains. Caramel-brown and cedar are intermixed on both sides while the brass splasher is deeply toned. The central devices are a trifle soft. Sydney Martin records a VF20 example from these dies in his own collection, with no others recorded in his survey of 21 private and nine institutional holdings. Listed on page 43 of the 2021 Guide Book.
    Ex: Richard Picker (12/15/1954); Norweb Collection (Bowers and Merena, 3/1988), lot 2343; Jon Hanson; Donald G. Partrick.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# AUAR, PCGS# 42)


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    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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