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    Attractive 1794 LM-4 Half Dime

    1794 H10C AU Details, Improperly Cleaned NCS. V-4, LM-4, R.4. This variety is instantly recognized by a glance at the reverse, where a leaf is merged with the base of the I in AMERICA. The obverse has heavy clash marks while the reverse has cracks through D to the wreath, and from the rim to the right stem, wreath, and eagle's tail. Lightly cleaned with bright silver surfaces beginning to reacquire a faint gold tone. This is a pleasing example despite being cleaned.
    Ex: Stack's (Auction '86).
    From The William A. Harmon Collection of United States Half Dimes.(#4250) (Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 2005
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    This 64-page book cites mintage and rarity estimates by prominent numismatists and documents the currently known 1802 half dime appearances. Each of the 32 documented examples includes an enlarged obverse/reverse photograph, the author's assigned grade, the provenance of each coin, auction prices realized or dealer fixed asking price, and a unique serial number for each specimen that will facilitate retrieval for research, cataloging, or price-information purposes. Reserve your copy of this remarkable volume for just $29.95 today.
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