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    Very Scarce Small 8 1803 V-3 Half Dime, VF30

    1803 H10C Small 8 VF30 PCGS. V-3, LM-1, R.6. A scarce variety, this is the first piece we have offered in more than two years. While graded the same as the coin in our June 2000 Long Beach Sale, this coin is appreciably finer and lacks the extensive abrasions present on that uncertified piece. Evenly struck and evenly worn, the only mentionable defect is a long, nearly vertical adjustment mark down the center of the obverse. Light gray patina surrounds the devices, which are brilliantish and present considerable contrast. (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4270)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
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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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