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    1796 H10C --Scratched--ANACS. Good Details, Net AG3. V-1, LM-1, R.3. Both sides are originally toned in lavender-charcoal shades with whispers of electric-blue and orange-gold color at the borders. Irregular pinscratches are evident on both sides, particularly the reverse. Always popular as the first Half Dime of the Draped Bust, Small Eagle type. (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
    November, 2001
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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