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    1797 Half Dime, Fine 15
    Rare 13 Stars, V-1, LM-4

    1797 H10C 13 Stars, V-1, LM-4, R.5, Fine 15 PCGS. The sole 1797 die marriage with 13 Stars, V-1 secures a separate Guide Book listing and is approximately as rare as the vastly more expensive 1802. The present silver-gray example is well defined for its designated grade and is surprisingly unabraded. The obverse exhibits clash marks near the bust tip and upper curls. An important acquisition for the specialist. (NGC ID# 22ZZ, Variety PCGS# 38600, Base PCGS# 4260)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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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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