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    1794 VG 8 Cleaned. Wide Date. V-1, Breen 1-A, High R.6. The rarest of the four 1794 varieties, star 1 is confined between the first and second curls, and curl 3 merges with an inner point of star 2. The reverse shows the berries arranged 6-6, and the second S in STATES has a double leaf beneath it. Well balanced surfaces, steel-gray in color from an old, light cleaning and toning back nicely about the peripheries from long-term album storage. (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    August, 1996
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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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