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    1797 half-dime VF 20 Cleaned, Reverse Tooled, 15 Stars, V-2, R.3, the obverse shows the normal weakness below Liberty's ear, and the bluntness on the reverse is the product of strike and myriad hairline scratches; and an 1805 dime XF 40 Acid Treated, irregular peripheral toning on the obverse, sharpness on the reverse indicates this piece saw little actual circulation.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 1998
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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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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