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    1794 VF 30 Whizzed. V-2, R.4. Actually, this is a rather pleasing example of the classic American type coin. While the surfaces on both sides appear dull, the overall appearance and color are quite pleasing. The strike is good, both sides are well centered and there are no marks or flaws anywhere. Both the obverse and the reverse have a dark gray color, with some traces olive and lilac shades scattered about. (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1995
    16th-19th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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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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