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    Choice 1795 Liberty & Security Halfpenny
    Rare ASYLUM Edge Variety

    1795 1/2P Washington Liberty & Security Halfpenny, ASYLUM Edge MS64 Brown PCGS. Baker-31A. The rarest of the Liberty and Security halfpenny varieties. "At least 15 known" according to Rulau-Fuld, which would categorize the ASYLUM variety as R.6. Variegated golden-brown and mahogany patina. Generally well preserved, moderate marks are on the forehead and lower cheek. Boldly struck for the type. As of (6/07), the single finest PCGS-certified ASYLUM Edge example. Listed on page 80 of the 2008 Guide Book.
    Ex: Melrose Bay Collection (Heritage, 7/05), lot 5043; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/04), lot 4079.
    (NGC ID# 2B7T, PCGS# 761)


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    August, 2007
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