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    V-1, LM-1 1800 Draped Bust Half Dime, VF25
    First Heraldic Eagle Date

    1800 H10C VF25 NGC. CAC. V-1, LM-1, R.3. Gunmetal-gray fields contrast with slate device high points. The shield lines are separated, and UNUM is bold. The reverse is unabraded, and the left obverse has only a few faint, thin marks. 1800 was the first date of the Heraldic Eagle type, an early series readily collectible by Guide Book variety aside from the rare 1802.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 2326, PCGS# 4264)

    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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