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    Desirable AU 1766 Pitt Halfpenny

    1766 1/2P Pitt Halfpenny AU50 PCGS. Betts-519, Breen-251, W-8350, R.3. Merchants on both sides of the Atlantic hailed the 1766 repeal of the detested Stamp Act. The repeal was credited to William Pitt the elder, also known as "The Great Commoner." The present chocolate-brown piece is splendidly smooth and devoid of verdigris. Listed on page 48 of the 2010 Guide Book. Population: 14 in 50, 29 finer (12/09).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AUH, PCGS# 236)


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    6th-10th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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