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    1795 1/2P Washington Liberty & Security Halfpenny, Plain Edge AU50 PCGS. Baker-31C. Lutwych's copy of the higher relief Thomas Wyon issue, but here is Breen's "very rare" plain edge and lighter weight variety. Adequately struck with the same reverse die crack as seen on the Birmingham Edge piece. Fuld theorizes that the lighter weight and lesser diameter pieces were created by planing the edges of lettered edge examples. Listed on page 61 of the 2003 Guide Book.
    From the Wesley Van Olden Collection of Colonial Coinage. (NGC ID# 2B7P, PCGS# 752)


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    September, 2003
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