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    1797 V-2, LM-1 Half Dime
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    1797 H10C 15 Stars, V-2, LM-1, R.3 -- Repaired -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. 15 Stars. Light silver-gray patina and strong motifs present a pleasing appearance in-hand, but a glass reveals smoothing in the obverse fields to minimize abrasions. Mint-made adjustment marks across the portrait and at the upper-right obverse rim also show handwork. Even so, this early half dime retains a measure of appeal despite the attempted improvements.

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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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