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    Beautifully Toned 1795 Half Dime MS62 NGC

    1795 H10C MS62 NGC. V-4, LM-10, R.3. Splendid golden-brown, ocean-blue, and plum colors embrace this satiny and unmarked Mint State Flowing Hair Half Dime. The eye appeal is undeniable, and the strike is crisp aside from the eagle's breast feathers, which are almost always weak for the type. Perhaps the terminal die state for Valentine-4, a prominent cud is seen above the TY in LIBERTY and the adjacent star. The second and final year of the short-lived type; the Draped Bust motif, introduced on the Bust Dollar in 1795, was deemed a more mature representation of Liberty.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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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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