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    High Grade 1794 LM-1 Half Dime

    1794 H10C --Cleaned--ANACS. AU Details, Net XF45. V-1, LM-1, R.6. On this die marriage the date is widely spaced, appearing as 1 7 94, and the third curl merges with a star point. The reverse shows the berries arrange 6-6, and a double leaf under the second S in STATES. This is the scarcest variety of this historic first year issue. The coin itself is boldly detailed and shows no particular ill-effects from the cleaning, since being accented in delicate golden patina.
    From the Joseph M. Seventko Collection. (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.

    View all of [The Dr. Joseph M. Seventko Collection, Part 4 ]

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    Auction Dates
    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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