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    Choice AU 1805 Four Berries Half Dime

    1805 10C 4 Berries AU55 NGC. JR-2, R.2. Mintage of Half Dimes resumed in 1805 after a two-year hiatus. The final issue of the Draped Bust series had a scant mintage of 15,600 pieces, which was divided among two reverse varieties. The iridescent aqua-blue, yellow-green, and golden-brown patina adds considerably to the eye appeal. The strike is soft on the eagle's shield, while the wings have razor sharp details. The devices have abundant bright luster. The obverse has a few unimportant abrasions, while the reverse is carefully preserved. Struck from lightly clashed dies.
    From the James Farrington Collection. (NGC ID# 236S, PCGS# 4477)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
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