Lot 1020: Halfcrown 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentioned by way of footnote in ESC by Rayner in the 1969 edition who had heard of an example sold in a "Northern" auction in Fair in 1967 for 115. Reported as

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Description: Halfcrown 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentioned by way of footnote in ESC by Rayner in the 1969 edition who had heard of an example sold in a "Northern" auction in Fair in 1967 for 115. Reported as unrecorded in Royal Mint striking records, more recent opinion is that these are regarded as later forgeries struck around 1887 from worn dies, as the head types are incorrect for the period
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