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    Lightly Circulated 1795 Half Dime

    1795 H10C AU 55 Light Obverse Scratches. V-4, LM-10, R.3. This second-year half dime is deeply and original toned in lavender-charcoal shades that yield to rainbow patina toward the obverse rim. Well defined with only the lightest rub, the surfaces are remarkably attractive despite a few wispy pinscratches on the obverse. (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2001
    4th-6th 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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