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    1795 Half Dime, Choice AU
    V-5, LM-8, Bisecting Crack

    1795 H10C V-5, LM-8, R.3, AU55 NGC. Ex: Hilt Collection. A "Scarface" variety with a lengthy, bold crack across Liberty's cheek and neck. The crack extends from the 7 in the date to the Y in LIBERTY. Substantial luster illuminates the wings and hair of this Choice AU Flowing Hair type coin. Aquamarine, lavender, and wheat-gold toning adorns unblemished and pleasing surfaces.
    From The Liberty USA Collection, Part 2. (NGC ID# 22ZV, Variety PCGS# 38592, Base 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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