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    Well Centered 1796 Draped Bust Half Dime, VF25 PCGS

    1796 H10C VF25 PCGS. V-1, LM-1, R.3. This is a mid-grade representative of this early Half Dime delivery. Both sides are veiled in medium intensity lavender-charcoal patina, the surfaces exhibit some minor pinscratches in the right obverse field. There are a few shallow and not overly conspicuous planchet voids (as produced) over the same area. (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    November, 2001
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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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