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1797 H10c NGC/CAC MS62 (16 Stars, LM-2) Rare High Grade Early Half Dime with Colorful Toning

Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 5/10
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Item sold in auction: Internet Auction # 751.
Closed On: Sunday, May 12, 2013 4:45 PM.
For: $19,250.

1797 H10c NGC/CAC MS62 (16 Stars, LM-2) Rare High Grade Early Half Dime with Colorful Toning

DLRC #: 381166 // PCGS #: 4259

One of just a handful of mint state examples, known this MS62 is also CAC approved for quality and eye appeal. The coin has medium toning overall with colorful teal, orange-red and peach-rose highlights. Any mint state coin from the 18th century is scarce and this half dime, with it's credentials, is rare in our opinion. A great coin for a type or date set collection.

  • Category Half Dimes & Dimes
  • Series Early Half Dimes (1792-1836)
  • Type Draped bust
  • Years for Type 1796-1805
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half dime
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer Robert Scot
  • Composition 89% silver; 11% copper
  • Weight 1.35g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 44,527
Title Realized Sold
1797 H10C 16 Stars NGC XF45 (LM-3) $5,500.00 10/18/2004
1797 H10c PCGS/CAC VG-10 (16 Stars) $3,400.00 09/25/2017