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    PCGS 1797 XF 40. 15 Stars. V-2, R.3. Although die states of V-2 are not listed in Reiver's Manual this is obviously a late, if not terminal, state. There are three heavy die cracks on the obverse, two of which intersect on the lower portion of that side. Moderate gray patina overall with darker gray and blue toning surrounding the outer portions of each side. A couple of shiny spots are noted in the right obverse field, obviously caused by friction of some sort. (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    February, 1995
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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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