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    1797 V-4, LM-2 Half Dime, 16 Stars, VF20
    Usual Die State

    1797 H10C 16 Stars VF20 NGC. V-4, LM-2, R.4. The centers show glimpses of cream-white though most of this early half dime is toned deep lavender-gray. Both sides are surprisingly devoid of marks, and the definition is sharp on the legends and stars. The radial crack through the E in UNITED is usual for the variety.(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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