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    PCGS 1805 VF 20. V-1, R.4, the only variety of the year. A very scarce date, and one that is seldom seen any finer than the present coin. Well defined in most areas of the design, there is one area of severe localized weakness over the right wingtip on the reverse. Light in color overall, with some red-gold accents surrounding the devices. There are a few field scratches that show on the obverse. (NGC ID# 232A, PCGS# 4272)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    October, 1994
    8th-11th 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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