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1723 HIBERNIA FARTHING -
DEI GRATIA REX

Obverse of 1723 Wood's Hibernia Farthing - DEI GRATIA REX      Reverse of 1723 Wood's Hibernia Farthing - DEI GRATIA REX

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

PCGS MS-62 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 5-7, 2000, Lot 9, where it was described as follows: "1723 Woods Hibernia Farthing Second Prototype Breen-170 PCGS MS-62 BR Medium brown and chocolate with smooth, glossy surfaces and traces of faded mint red in protected areas. The only defect is a stain of darker olive toning in the right obverse field. A type called Very Rare by Breen, with DEI GRATIA more closely spaced."  Price realized = $488.75 "to the book"

PCGS MS-64, Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 16 at $719.00

PCGS AU-58, Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 17 at $333.00