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    1794 Half Dime, V-3, LM-3, XF40
    Excellent Color and Detail

    1794 H10C V-3, LM-3, R.4, XF40 PCGS. This is a remarkably attractive example of the first half dime coinage, evenly struck and well-centered with all major design elements remaining sharp. The surfaces exhibit lovely steel-blue and light gray patina without adjustment marks or bothersome abrasions. A small planchet void in the right obverse field near Liberty's neck is mint-made. A simply outstanding coin for the grade. (NGC ID# 22ZT, Variety PCGS# 38583, Base PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Numismatic Background and Census of 1802 Half Dimes: A Classic American Rarity
    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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