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    1800 half-dime Fine 12 Damaged, Repaired, gray-russet toning surrounds the peripheries with near-brilliant accents on the highpoints of the devices, Ex: R.A. Donovan Sale (Steve Ivy, 4/78); and an 1823 half-dollar AU 58, lustrous with splendid golden-russet color over most of the coin and sea-green peripheries, Ex: CSNS Golden Anniversary Sale (Kagin's, 5/78), lot 617.

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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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