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    1796 H10C VF 30 Cleaned. V-1, LM-1, R.3. The so-called LIKERTY variety, created by die lapping which polished away the top and bottom of the B in LIBERTY so that in the final state it resembles a K. Light to moderate gray patina surrounds the devices with brilliantish accents over the design elements. The reverse die is rotated slightly. (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2000
    5th-7th Wednesday-Friday
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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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