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    1803 H10C --Scratched--ANACS. XF Details, Net VF 20. V-2, LM-3, R.3. Though nowhere near as rare as the 1802, this issue is still difficult to obtain in high circulated grades. This example shows dark gray surfaces, lighter on the highpoints, with numerous abrasions and a series of thin scratches to the right of Liberty's face. While not smooth and problem-free, the coin does display a nice appearance overall. (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2000
    6th-7th Sunday-Monday
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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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