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1753 Nine String Halfpenny Extremely Fine

ID Number: 5397
Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6507
Grade: Extremely Fine
Weight: 8.88 g.
Date: 1753
Denomination: Copper Halfpenny
Ruler: George II, 1727-1760
Price: $400.
Additional Details
Ireland under George II, 1727-1760.  The young head coinage of 1736-1755, with large lettering and a Roman V in GEORGIVS, 1747-1753.  A 1753 Halfpenny, S.6607, 8.88 g., coin orientation, plain edge.  Laureate bust of George II l., around GEORGIVS .  II . R E X .  Short 2nd top leaf.  The top ribbon points to the middle of X.  Rev. crowned harp of 9 strings divides the date 17  53 at the bottom, H I B E R N I A around at top.  A central reverse pellet is on the 6th harp string.   The top of the crown to just left of the midpoint of E and R.  Quite lovely and Extremely Fine with good medium brown surfaces and a heavy flan.  A tiny rim tic to the obv only at 5:30 for identification.  1753 is a scarcer date in the series$350.

Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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