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Scarce 1747 Halfpenny

ID Number: 5438
Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6607
Grade: Good Fine
Weight: 8.52 g., 29 mm.
Date: 1747
Denomination: Halfpenny
Pedigree: ex Spink 27 June 2007, L.362p.
Ruler: George II, 1727-1760
Price: $175.
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 1747 Halfpenny of 9 Strings, S.6607, 8.52 g., 29 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 mixed heights.  Top ribbon to just rt. of middle of  X;  ribbon well clear of X.  Rev. crowned harp of 9 strings divides date at bottom 17  47, with H I B E R N I A . around at top.   Top of crown to midpoint between E and R. 

Good Fine with a tiny edge knock to the reverse only at 3:30.  A much better date in the series.  $175.

Ex Spink, 27 June 2007, L.362 p.
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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