Mint Error - Mis-StrikeHalfpenny 1774 Contemporary Counterfeit on an oval-shaped flan, a spectacular double striking over approximately half the flan, the second strike around 8mm offset from the first, 7.85 grammes, Fine and very unusual
HalfpennyErrors (4) 1697 struck off centre causing a thicker rim below the date area VG, George III Contemporary Counterfeits (3) first with the date not visible a spectacular double strike each strike around 10mm apart About Fine, the second a reverse brockage Fair, the third 1775 with evidence of a double striking on the reverse the obverse with evidence of a second coin being struck over the left of the coin VG, all unusual
Mint ErrorMis-StrikeHalfpenny 177- Contemporary Counterfeit of crude style, a spectacular double strike with the two strikings 12mm apart, on a thin, irregularly shaped flan of just 4.74 grammes, VF, an extremely high grade for pieces of this type
Mint ErrorMis-StrikeHalfpenny George III contemporary counterfeit 1774 a spectacular double striking each striking around 14mm apart NVF, the date wiry with a j-shaped 1, struck on a slightly ovoid flan weighing 8.7 grammes
Mint Errors Halfpennies Contemporary Counterfeits (3) 1751, struck around 10% off-centre, 1775 Double struck a second coin struck around 40% across the first strike VG/NF, George III undated a spectacular double strike across 50% of the coin About VF and well-struck unusual for this type of coin, an interesting group
Mis-Strikes (8) Florin 1923 Reverse Brockage, Fine, Sixpence 1923 the reverse with a large striking cud covering the NCE of SIXPENCE VG, SilverThreepences (3) 1884 Reverse Brockage Fine, Victoria Young Head Obverse Brockage Fine, Victoria Young Head struck about 5% off-centre with worn date Good, Halfpenny 1694 struck about 5% off-centre Good, Farthings (2) George III Contemporary Counterfeit struck off-centre NVG, 1928 NEF with planchet clip
Mis-StrikeFarthings (3) 1721 struck about 5% off-centre with around 1mm blank flan VG, 1724 struck about 10% off-centre with over 2mm blank flan VG, George II Obverse Brockage probably a contemporary counterfeit, similar in style to Anton/Kesse 99 Good
Mis-Strikes George III CounterfeitHalfpennies (2) the first 1773 struck on a large 31mm flan VG, the second 1775 a spectacular double strike with part of the obverse struck over 50% of the reverse and the reverse struck 50% over the Obverse VG cleaned, struck on a thin flan
Book 'The Forgotten Coins of the North American Colonies' by William T.Anton Jr. and Bruce Kesse a modern survey of early English and Irish CounterfeitCoppers circulating in the Americas 1990 edition in excellent condition
Counterfeits Ancients to 20th Century GB and World (17) includes Sicily Dekadrachm by Euainetos Rev:Quadriga driven by Charioteer holding goad crowned by flying Nike Obverse SYPAKOSION head of Artemis, Arethusa or Persephone with hair bound with wreath of corn leaves, 4 dolphins EYAINE below GVF, Ancient Greece Rhegion - Italy Tetradrachm 415-387BC Obverse PHГINON Laureate head of Apollo, Reverse Lions scalp NEF, GB Rawlins Crown 1644 of good style and workmanship, struck in base metal NEF, others generally in mixed grades an interesting group
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