Stack's Bowers - The March 2013 Baltimore Auction Lot #138


  • PCGS
  • 63
  • CAC
  • N
Price Realized: $528.75
(Price Realized includes Buyer's Premium)
Description

1723 Wood's Hibernia Halfpenny. Martin 4.85-Gc.22, W-Unlisted (W-13120 for similar type). Rarity-3. MS-63 BN (PCGS).

121.9 grains. the color is a blend of chocolate brown with dusky brown accents through the legends. Sharp on the obverse with bold curls but soft on the central part of the effigy on the reverse, although the harp strings are bold. Clean surfaces in terms of handling, and attractive on balance.

PCGS#: 180

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