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Obverse of 1723 Rosa Americana Halfpenny     Reverse of 1723 Rosa Americana Halfpenny

  
1723 ROSA AMERICANA HALFPENNY - 
Crowned Rose on reverse

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63 Brown (illustrated above).  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson II", February 18-19, 2002, Lot 2

"VF-30" (illustrated below).  Ex -  Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 5-7, 2000, Lot 7, where it was described as follows: "1723 Rosa Americana Halfpenny Crowned Rose Breen-140 VF-30 Ten points sharper with a small pit under the R in GRATIA and another under the portrait. Recolored a rather glossy dark olive brown and steel with golden tan in protected areas. The surfaces are covered with microscopic porosity, as usual for these "Bath metal" pieces. Weight 65.5 grains."

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Obverse of 1723 Rosa Americana Halfpenny     Reverse of 1723 Rosa Americana Halfpenny

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries