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    1803 Half Dime, Choice AU
    Large 8, V-1, LM-2

    1803 H10C Large 8 AU55 ANACS. V-1, LM-2, R.4. Rich olive-green, butter-gold, and rose-red toning encompasses this unmarked and attractive Choice AU example. Well struck except on the uppermost reverse stars and cloud 7. Although needed in commerce to replace cut down and worn out Spanish-American silver, Heraldic Eagle half dimes were struck in limited quantity since silver depositors preferred larger denominations.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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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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