PCGS AU-50 (illustrated
Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 21,
bought back at $460.00,
where it was described as follows: "1724 Hibernia Halfpenny.
PCGS graded AU-50. Stop after date. Struck from worn dies, the
obverse with a light crack through GEORGIU, and a rim crack to the bust
point. The reverse die appears to have been lapped, as the central
definition is indistinct, and some of the harp strings are played out.
Examination makes us uncertain that the color is original, as it remains
slightly uneven with hints of mottling. Free of circulation problems or