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    Smooth AU 1797 Half Dime
    16 Stars, V-4, LM-2

    1797 H10C 16 Stars AU50 NGC. V-4, LM-2, R.4. An impressive early half dime that exhibits smooth surfaces and consistent walnut-brown toning. The centers show incompleteness of strike, but the remainder of the designs are bold. The Draped Bust, Small Eagle type is scarcer in better grades than its Flowing Hair predecessor.
    From The Hilltop Collection.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4259)

    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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