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    Deep Brown AU50 1722 Rosa Americana Halfpenny

    1722 1/2P Rosa Americana Halfpenny, D. G. REX AU50 PCGS. Breen-133. This is Breen's "Second Prototype Halfpenny" with legends reading GEORGIUS . D : G : REX . and 1722 . ROSA . AMERI:UTILE . DULCI . The reverse has U's corrected from V's. Both sides show clear evidence of double striking. The glossy surfaces are dark brown with olive highlights, and both sides exhibit old-time granularity. Listed on page 40 of the 2008 Guide Book.
    From The Liberty Collection of United States Colonial Coinage, Part Two.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2ASH, PCGS# 101)


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    February, 2008
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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