Lot #17. 1773 Virginia Halfpenny. W-1580, Newman 25-M. URS-11. Period, 7 Harp Strings. MS-61 BN (NGC).
The September 2009 Philadelphia Rarities Sale - 9/22/2009
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Steely-brown patina blankets both sides of this piece, the surfaces uncommonly free of distracting abrasions and other blemishes at the BU grade level. A bit of trivial highpoint rub hardly interferes with overall bold definition.