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    1776 Machin's Mills Halfpenny, VF Details
    Vlack 6-76A

    1776 1/2 P Georgivs III, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 6-76A, W-7790, R.4 -- Environmental Damage -- NGC Details. VF. Die alignment: 150°. Characterized by heavy brown surfaces with dark green encrustation, this piece retains its boldly struck devices and clear date. The deeply cut obverse die, with its distinctive bust of George III, was also used in the 1772-dated Vlack 6-72A variety. This variety constitutes the only use of the reverse die. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    November, 2017
    1st-3rd Wednesday-Friday
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