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    Lustrous 1795 LM-8 Half Dime, MS63

    1795 H10C MS63 PCGS. V-5, LM-8, R.3. Relatively few Mint State 1795 half dimes exist, and those that do survive are most apt to be examples of either LM-8 or LM-10. They are the two most plentiful die varieties, and the pieces that are most often available to type collectors. The obverse has a ring of golden-brown on the bust, with brilliant silver luster inside the ring, and pale gray outside. The reverse has smooth gray luster with hints of ivory. Reverse adjustment marks slant down to the right and left, and they are primarily visible on the eagle. This lovely half dime will undoubtedly please the connoisseur. Population: 44 in 63, 37 finer (6/08).
    From The Aspen Collection.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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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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