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    Affordable 1795 Half Dime

    1795 VF 30 Cheek Tooled. V-5, R.3. The devices are silvery-gray and are set against the deeper, almost charcoal colored patina that surrounds them. The cheek of Liberty has been expertly worked on to smooth over some surface irregularity in that area. (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    May-Jun, 1996
    30th-1st Thursday-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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