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1722 HIBERNIA HALFPENNY - HARP AT LEFT
  

    

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Obverse of 1722 Hibernia Halfpenny - Harp at Left     Reverse of 1722 Hibernia Halfpenny - Harp at Left

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PCGS MS-63 Brown (illustrated above).  EAHA 06/2004:870, $1,063.75

PCGS MS-63, Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 13 at $1,380.00, where it was described as follows, "1722 Hibernia Halfpenny, harp at left. PCGS graded MS-63 Brown. Weight 100.2 grains. A scarce and popular Guide Book type coin. Struck from lightly rusted dies on the obverse, and with some red areas on the reverse. Sharp and one of only 2 graded as such by PCGS, with 2 graded higher"

Obverse of 1722 Hibernia Halfpenny - Harp at Left     Reverse of 1722 Hibernia Halfpenny - Harp at Left

"Choice Extremely Fine" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, August 25, 2001, Lot 1342, where it was described as follows: "1722 Wood's Hibernia Halfpenny, Harp at Left, Choice Extremely Fine.    Wonderful, light brown colors and nice, smooth surfaces. The obverse has an extra spot of red color (not corrosion) on the right side and the reverse has two lamination streaks that look like scratches but are actually natural flaws in the original planchet. Nicer-than-average eye appeal."

VF-20.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 14 at $299.00, "Eleven harp strings.  With a tiny planchet defect on the obverse edge at K12. A few small nicks on the lower obverse. Medium dark steel brown..."