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    Description

    1837 Capped Bust Half Dime, MS66
    V-3, LM-1, Exceptional, Dappled Toning

    1837 H10C Large 5C, V-3, LM-1, R.1, MS66 PCGS. Ex: Col. Green-Newman-Simpson. This frequently seen variety is characterized by bold repunching at the bottom of the 7 in the date, and on the reverse by the large 5C. and positioning of the U close to the eagle's wing. The early die state is apparent from the very faint obverse die crack, the only sign of die cracking we see. The surfaces of this half dime are nothing short of extraordinary. Each side displays bright, dappled red and green toning. The surfaces are nearly perfectly preserved and exhibit bright mint luster. As often seen on this variety, the strike is soft on the eagle's left (facing) wing. Specialists will surely take interest in this one-of-a-kind half dime. Population: 8 in 66 (4 in 66+), 0 finer (4/20).
    Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $3.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (Heritage, 11/2013), lot 33057.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 232K, PCGS# 4289)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    January
    15th Friday
    Auction Dates
    February
    3rd-8th Wednesday-Monday
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