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    LIKERTY 1796 Half Dime, XF
    V-1, LM-1

    1796 H10C LIKERTY XF40 NGC. V-1, LM-1, R.3. Defective upper and lower serifs on the B in LIBERTY is the cause of the well-known LIKERTY variety. This first-year Draped Bust, Small Eagle type coin is attractively detailed and displays medium to deep dove-gray and autumn-brown toning. Abrasions are minimal though a few minute ticks are on the obverse field.
    From The William Jacob Collection, Part II.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 4254)

    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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