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    First-Year 1794 Half Dime Rarity, V-1

    1794 H10C Fine 12 ANACS. V-1, LM-1, R.6. The rarest of the four known die marriages of this premier half dime delivery, this coin is richly toned in steel-gray and charcoal shades with tinges of golden-blue and pink colors intermingled throughout. There are some abrasions scattered over both sides, the devices retain a suitable amount of definition for this well circulated grade level. The 1794 and 1795 have a combined mintage of 86,416 pieces, but, since most of these coins were probably dated 1795, the former issue is the most difficult to locate of the two-year Flowing Hair type.
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    May-Jun, 2001
    31st-2nd Thursday-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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