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    Extremely Scarce 1723 Hibernia Halfpenny Specimen

    1723 1/2P Hibernia Specimen Halfpenny SP65 Brown PCGS. No stop before H, stop after date. Breen-157. 8.07 grams. Intricately detailed with rich crimson and burnt-gold coloration over smooth, glossy surfaces. Rare as a proof striking, with only a handful of auction appearances over the last quarter century. The Roper Collection specimen realized $3,630 in 1983. Listed on page 24 of the 2002 Guide Book.
    From the Wesley Van Olden Collection of Colonial Coinage.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 196)

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2003
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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