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    AU Sharpness 1797 Half Dime
    15 Stars, V-2, LM-1

    1797 H10C 15 Stars -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. V-2, LM-1, R.3. This early half dime exhibits considerable luster and is free from consequential abrasions. The centers are lightly brought up but the remainder of the design is crisp. The slightly glossy surfaces are faint caramel-gold aside from a blush of cobalt-blue on the left obverse. The reverse is multiply clashed. The sole 15 Stars 1797 die variety.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    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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