This is a 1788 Machin's Mills Half Penny struck in Newburgh, New York. A great circulating coin in colonial America.
- A large group of these coins were struck at Machin's Mills in Newburgh, New York.
- This is the "GEORGIVS" variety and was graded by PCGS as Very Fine-25.
- The most common coin used for business in the colonies was the British halfpenny.
- Several different types were made by American makers.
- A very choice example of a scarce and historic coin.
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These coins are very popular as they use the same devices and legends as the original British coins. Wide acceptance made them ripe for unauthorized counterfeiting of these coins.