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    1722 1/2P Hibernia Halfpenny, Type Two, Harp Right AU53 NGC. Martin 5.2-C.2, W-12810, R.5. Bowers (2009) writes that this type (Harp Right) is "one of the more elusive in the Hibernia series." Better-grade examples are particularly difficult to locate. This medium brown specimen has minimal marks and a boldly struck obverse. The reverse shows soft design definition and significant die spalling (chipping), evidence that this piece was struck late in the life of the dies. Listed on page 42 of the 2011 Guide Book. MRB AU50.
    Purchased from Richard Picker (11/2/1958).
    From The W. Philip Keller Collection of U.S. Colonials. (NGC ID# 2ATB, PCGS# 170)


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