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    1801 Half Dime, AU55 Details

    1801 H10C --Graffiti--ANACS. AU55 Details. V-1 and 2, LM-2, R.4. On this variety, LIBERTY is evenly and widely spaced, and star 13 is equidistant between the bust and dentils. Bright, silvery surfaces display just a wisp of light tan color at the bottom of the obverse. A few pinscratch-like marks occur in the obverse fields, including what looks to be an "18" scratched into the field beneath stars 8 and 9. The design elements are fairly well defined, though the rims are weak. Some wispy hairlines are noted on the obverse.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2327, PCGS# 4267)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
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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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