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    1794 H10C VF20 ANACS. V-2, LM-2. R.5. From the first year of both the denomination and the Flowing Hair Type. Both sides of this example have even, original dusky lavender-brown patina. The only distracting abrasion is a vertical scratch on the reverse above the eagle's head. The obverse is well detailed for the grade, but the reverse eagle has weak details resulting from the strike. A good example of this desirable short-lived type.
    From the John H. Crisp Collection. (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    January, 2002
    9th-12th 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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