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    Scarce 1794 Half Dime

    1794 H10C AU 50 Repaired, Cleaned, Retoned. V-3, R.5. The surfaces are clean and free from abrasions and the devices are well defined throughout. However, a repair has been effected on the top of the obverse over IBER of LIBERTY. The surfaces are also dull from cleaning and have been retoned with golden-rose centers and blue toning at the margins. Always of interest because as the first year of issue for the denomination. (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    September, 1999
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
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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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