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    Popular V-1, LM-1 LIKERTY 1796 Half Dime, MS63

    1796 H10C LIKERTY MS63 NGC. V-1, LM-1, R.3. The top and bottom flats of the B in LIBERTY are severely weakened, giving the impression of a "K" with curling arms. This is a radiant Select Mint State survivor from the popular and scarce variety, delightfully lustrous with glimpses of gold, rose, and blue patina over otherwise light silver-gray surfaces. Neither side shows any overt abrasions, though assorted wispy marks combine to account for the grade. A handful of pieces have been certified by NGC without reference to variety, but among coins certified as LIKERTY or LM-1, Census: 2 in 63, 4 finer (6/09).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 94254)

    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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