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1750 Halfpenny Really nice

ID Number: 5659
Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6607
Grade: Good EF
Weight: 8.56 g., 27 mm.
Date: 1750
Denomination: Copper Halfpenny
Pedigree: ex Baldwins Sept 2011
Ruler: George II, 1727-1760
Price: $500.
Additional Details
Ireland under George II, 1727-1760.  Young head coinage, 1736-1755, with large lettering, and a Roman V in GEORGIVS, 1747-1753.  A 1750 Halfpenny of 9 Strings, S.6607, 8.56 g., 27 mm., coin orientation, plain edge.  Laureate bust left of the young George II left, legend around GEORGIVS .    II . R E X ., with the pellets at midpoint.  S is blundered into V.   Staff of E appears recut.  Top ribbon touches first foot of X on inside seraph.  Bottom ribbon in field below and just to rt. of X.    Rev. crowned harp of 9 strings divides date at bottom 17  50, with H I B E R N I A . around at top.  Pellet at midpoint. Top of crown close but does not touch bottom of R.

Good Extremely Fine, beautiful medium brown surfaces.  Small flan surface fissure at bottom of rev.  Another date that is not found in uncirculated.  A beautiful scarce date$500.

Ex Baldwins Sept 2011
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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