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    Circa 1670 St. Patrick Farthing, AU50
    Small 8 Below King, Martin 6a.1-Ba.6

    (c. 1670) St. Patrick Farthing, Breen-208, W-11500, Martin 6a.1-Ba.6, High R.6, AU50 NGC. 92.0 grains. An outstanding tawny-brown example with a few areas of darker toning including the umber-brown splasher on the obverse. This piece might be the finest known Martin 6a.1-Ba.6. The author's collection survey accounts for 13 examples that grade between Good and XF40. Listed on page 43 of the 2021 Guide Book.
    Ex: Fred Baldwin (5/23/1963); Norweb Collection (Bowers and Merena, 3/1988), lot 2330; Jon Hanson; Donald G. Partrick.

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


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    March, 2021
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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