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

    1797 H10C 15 Stars, V-2, LM-1, R.3 -- Cleaning -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. V-2 is a Guide Book variety, since it is the sole 1797 die pair with 15 stars. This is a pleasing silver-gray example with slightly glossy but generally smooth surfaces. The centers are incompletely brought up, customary for the Small Eagle type. (NGC ID# 22ZZ, Variety PCGS# 38597, Base PCGS# 4258)

    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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