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    1794 Fine 15. V-4, R.5. Deep, multicolored toning over both sides with surfaces that seem a bit bright for a coin in this grade. There are a series of shallow adjustment marks in the center of the obverse that are just barely visible, circulation having almost worn them down to nothing. There are a couple of clear drops of what appear to be either glue or lacquer on the rims of each side that should be easily removable. Unevenly worn with strong details on the left side of the obverse and weak ones on the right. Ex: NNN Sale (Kagin's, 4/75), lot 454, flip accompanies. (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    July, 1993
    28th-31st Wednesday-Saturday
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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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