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    1872 FS-101 Half Dime, MS64
    Doubled Die Obverse

    1872 H10C Doubled Die Obverse, FS-101, MS64 PCGS. CAC. Both sides of this delightful Choice Mint State 1872 half dime exhibit frosty silver luster within a frame of pastel gold and sky-blue peripheral toning. Trivial marks are scattered over both sides, consistent with the grade.

    Variety: FS-101. The doubled die obverse is evident among all letters of the legend, as well as the shield and drapery. Faded clash marks are especially evident in the obverse fields.

    Population Data (4/15): PCGS has identified nine submissions of this doubled die variety, and the present example is the only one assigned a Mint State grade. NGC has also certified nine of these in grades up to AU58.

    Heritage Commentary: This is an extraordinary doubled die variety that is highly prized among specialists.

    Provenance: Purchased from Jason Carter (12/2013).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 234X, Variety PCGS# 38741, Base PCGS# 4400)

    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
    May, 2015
    12th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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