Stack's Bowers - The March 2013 Baltimore Auction Lot #131


  • PCGS
  • 55
  • CAC
  • N
Price Realized: $366.60
(Price Realized includes Buyer's Premium)
Description

1723 Wood's Hibernia Halfpenny. Martin 4.61-Ha.1, W-12900. Rarity-4. AU-55 (PCGS).

130.6 grains. Rich chocolate-brown on both sides with no signs of porosity of specks. The strike is bold on the hair and effigy too, right down to her hand near the harp. For identification there is a singular thin fissure running down Georgius's hair and exiting the rim between EO. Intermediate die state with the lettering drawn and cracks on the upper reverse.

PCGS#: 180

Pedigree: From the Ted L. Craige Collection. Paper envelope included.