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    Circa 1670 St. Patrick Halfpenny, Fine 12
    Vlack 2-C, The Third Rarest Halfpenny Variety

    (c. 1670) St. Patrick Halfpenny, Vlack 2-C, Breen-201, W-11540, R.7, Fine 12 NGC. Weakly defined at the centers, and there is an apparent brass splasher at the center, an unusual location. The obverse is darkly toned bluish-steel with lighter brown over most of the reverse. Just three of the nine known die varieties are rated R.7, while the other six range from R.4 to High R.6. Listed on page 43 of the 2021 Guide Book.
    Ex: James F. Ruddy (3/21/1969); Donald G. Partrick.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# AUAS, PCGS# 46)

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    March, 2021
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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