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    1796 VF 35 PCGS. LIKERTY variety. V-1, R.4, early die state. The 1 in the date is embedded in the curl, and the first star touches the first curl tip. An early die state of the popular LIKERTY variety, the top and bottom of the B are thin but still present. Deep, original toning is intermixed over both sides. Scarcer date and variety and clearly superior for the grade. (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    March, 1997
    20th-22nd 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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