1788 Machins Mills Halfpenny / Connecticut Copper Mule. Miller 101-D, Vlack 13-88CT, W-8080. Rarity-5-. Fine-12 (PCGS). 118.2 grains. Generally well centered in strike on an ovoid planchet, satiny surfaces are hard and tight with plenty of good gloss. The central design elements are bold, the date is sharp, and there are no blemishes of note apart from a few ancient pin scratches in the obverse field below the effigy. Usual buckling in the obverse, right of the bust and forehead, the left reverse border is also soft. Usual weakness through GEORGIVS. A product of Machins Mills using the reverse die that is paired with 1788 Connecticut obverses Miller 2 and Miller 16.1.