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    1803 Large 8 Half Dime, MS62
    V-1, LM-2, High-Grade Survivor

    1803 H10C Large 8 MS62 NGC. V-1, LM-2, R.4. LM-2 is the scarcer of the two Large 8 varieties, and is distinguished by a leaf tip touching the C in AMERICA. A splendid Uncirculated Draped Bust dime. Light caramel-gold and cream-gray embrace this satiny representative. The only discernible mark is a minute tick on the shoulder. Well struck in the centers, while the upper reverse areas opposite the drapery show the moderate incompleteness customary for the type. A wonderful opportunity for the early silver specialist. Large 8 Census: 5 in 62, 2 finer (3/10).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4269)

    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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