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1741 Halfpenny Crown to 2nd String

ID Number: 5436
Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6606
Grade: Fine plus
Weight: 8.48 g.
Date: 1741
Denomination: Halfpenny
Pedigree: Bathurst Australia Antique Fair
Ruler: George II, 1727-1760
Price: $80.
Additional Details
Ireland under George II, 1727-1760.  Young head coinage, 1736-1755, with large lettering, 1741-1746.  A 1741 Halfpenny of 9 Strings, S.6606, 8.48 g., coin orientation, plain edge.  Laureate bust left of the young George II left, legend around GEORGIUS .    II . REX ., with the pellets just below middle height.  Top ribbon to middle of X.  Rev. crowned harp of 9 strings divides date at bottom 17  41, with H I B E R N I A . around at top.  Left side of crown band to string No. 2, a scarcer variety.  Good Fine with some verdigris and mild porosity.  $80.
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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