1723 Ireland Half Penny

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  1. Heavymetal

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    385DA9AC-0A76-427E-A742-6F0549AF54E0.jpeg 661B1900-52D8-42D8-B143-0D33070A48A3.jpeg Fresh from the junk box. Good old George. Too worn to determine the variety but basically free. Stain and fingerprint on portrait
    Go Hibernia
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  3. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis Student/Collector Supporter

    Nice! Well used in it's career. I enjoy that!

    I haven't had this old of a junk box find before. My best was 1790.
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  4. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & Eccentric Moderator

    Getting something that's listed in the Colonial section of the Red Book from a junkbox for practically nothing is worth celebrating! I've found a Connecticut copper, a Thick Planchet London Elephant token, a Saint Patrick halfpenny, and an American Plantations token that way. That last turned out to be a counterfeit (not sure if it was contemporary or not), but the rest were all the real McCoy- albeit low grade.
  5. mrbadexample

    mrbadexample Well-Known Member

    I have an equally lowly farthing of the same date. :)

    Ireland farthing 1723 (3).jpg
  6. willieboyd2

    willieboyd2 First Class Poster

    I have one too!

    Woods Hibernia Halfpenny 1723
    Copper, 26 mm, 6.61 gm

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