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    1805 H10C V-1, LM-1, R.4, Good 4 PCGS. Although in the shadow of the famously rare 1802, the 1805 is the second-rarest Heraldic Eagle date. The present silver-gray example has generally sharp legends, though the O in OF is indistinct due to the opposite placement of Liberty's bust. The microgranular surfaces are free from noticeable marks. (NGC ID# 232A, Variety PCGS# 38611, Base PCGS# 4272)

    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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