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    PCGS 1795 MS 63. V-4, R.4. Silvery-gray with bright luster throughout and sharp definition on all but the eagle's left wing. Reverse die rotation of approximately 90 degrees. This variety is easily recognized by the die break along the obverse edge from TY in LIBERTY to star 9. A most appealing example of this popular early type. (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    April, 1994
    8th-9th Friday-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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