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    1795 ASYLUM Edge Liberty And Security Halfpenny

    1795 1/2P Washington Liberty & Security Halfpenny, ASYLUM Edge MS62 Brown PCGS. Baker-31A. A rare variety of this popular Washington issue, much more elusive than the usually encountered LONDON edge inscription. Tan and dark chocolate brown colors blend across this gently shimmering and typically struck example. A few wispy marks are noted above the jaw and near EO in GEORGE. A relatively early striking from the reverse die, the crack across the upper reverse is delicate rather than bold. Listed on page 80 of the 2006 Guide Book.
    From The Oak Collection of American Colonial Coinage.(#761) (NGC ID# 2B7T, PCGS# 761)


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