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    1724 Hibernia Halfpenny, MS65 Red and Brown

    1724 1/2P Hibernia Halfpenny MS65 Red and Brown PCGS. Martin 4.73-L.2, R.5. Currently, the only 1724 Hibernia halfpenny certified as Red and Brown by PCGS, and also the single finest certified by PCGS. A later die state for both dies than recorded by Martin. Both sides have several light cracks, and the obverse has a relatively large die lump near 12 o'clock. The reverse has a minor and slender lamination between 5 and 6 o'clock, but the preservation is otherwise outstanding. The borders are more red than brown, while the open fields and devices are toned gunmetal-gray. 1724 halfpennies are significantly scarcer than their 1723 predecessors, are generally unavailable in Gem or with substantial remaining red. Listed on page 43 of the 2008 Guide Book.
    From The Liberty Collection of American Colonial Coinage, Part Three.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2ATH, PCGS# 191)


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