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    Outstanding, Toned PR65 1860 Gold Label Half Dime

    1860 H10C Seated Half Dime PR65 NGC. CAC (Gold Label). Similar to the three cent silver, 1,000 proofs were struck but only 535+ are believed to have survived after melting at year's end. This year marked the beginning of a new design for the half dime and dime, and proofs are a significant acquisition for type collectors. Close examination of this piece reveals why it merits a gold CAC sticker. The surfaces are essentially perfect, and frankly the coin appears undergraded. Even beneath the golden-rose and cobalt-blue toning on each side, there is a noticeable cameo contrast--while probably not strong enough to merit designation as such, it certainly adds an element of eye appeal.(Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 235V, PCGS# 4443)

    Weight: 1.24 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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