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    1788 Massachusetts Half Cent
    MS63 Brown, Ryder 1-B
    Devoid of Contact

    1788 1/2 C Massachusetts Half Cent, R. 1-B, W-6010, R.2, MS63 Brown PCGS. A splendid medium brown type coin with delicate powder-blue and olive-green undertones. Void of abrasions, although flan imperfections near the Indian's waist and the MM in COMMON WEALTH determine the market grade. Listed on page 63 of the 2021 Guide Book.
    Ex: Baltimore Auction (Stack's Bowers, 6/2011), lot 177; New York Signature (Heritage, 12/2011), lot 3004.


    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 688348, Base PCGS# 308)


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