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Obverse of Undated Washington North Wales Halfpenny     Reverse of Undated Washington North Wales Halfpenny



Circulation strikes: Unknown
Proofs: 0

Designer: Unknown

Mintmark: None

Metal Content:
Found in both copper and brass

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.

One Star on each side of the Harp
   Plain Edge
   Lettered Edge
Two Stars on each side of the Harp

Recent appearances:
PCGS EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Pre-Long Beach Sale", September 23 & 24, 2002, Lot 95, illustrated, "Plain Edge".

"VG-8, Cleaned" (illustrated above).  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s 1999 ANA Signature Sale, August 11-13, 1999, Lot 5013, where it was described (in part) as follows: "1795 North Wales Halfpenny VG 8 Cleaned. Two Stars. Unlisted in Baker. 6.61 grams. Similar to Baker-34, but struck in copper rather than brass. This is a Bungtown evasion piece with extensive overall wear and a curiously bright, orange-brown sheen."


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