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    Very Rare V-9, LM-5 1795 Half Dime
    Borderline Uncirculated

    1795 H10C AU58 NGC. V-9, LM-5, R.6. Incorrectly attributed as LM-9 by NGC. Our Permanent Auction Archives, which date back to 1991, reveal only two prior sales of the rare V-9 marriage in Heritage auctions. An NGC XF40 brought $4,887.50 in 2005, and the Jules Reiver NCS Fine Details realized $1,725 the next year. The present piece is much finer than either of those two coins, and is certain to achieve a much higher result. Lightly toned with pearl-white surfaces aside from minor rose-gold toning near the rims. Luster fills the hair and wings. No marks are consequential. An important opportunity for the early die marriage specialist.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    August, 2010
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    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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