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This type was struck as the Philadelphia mint 1800-05 and supersedes an earlier type with a smaller eagle on the reverse. The earlier type is very rare, this type is only rare. The "LIBEKTY" variety shown here, the result of a defective die, commands a slight premium over the normal obverse. Half dimes, dimes and quarters are all scarce prior to the 1830's, locals finding Spanish American half, one and two reales adequate for their needs.
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This type was struck at the Philadelphia mint 1800-05 and supersedes an earlier type with a smaller eagle on the reverse. The earlier type is very rare, this type is only rare. The "LIBEKTY" variety shown here, the result of a defective die, commands a slight premium over the normal obverse. Half dimes, dimes and quarters are all scarce prior to the 1830's, locals finding Spanish American half, one and two reales adequate for their needs.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 24,000 (all varieties).
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 24,000 (all varieties).
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''Catalog reference:'' KM 34.
 
''Catalog reference:'' KM 34.
  
''Source:''
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''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
* Breen, Walter H., ''Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U. S. and Colonial Coins,'' New York: Doubleday, 1987.  
 
* Breen, Walter H., ''Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U. S. and Colonial Coins,'' New York: Doubleday, 1987.  
* Krause, Chester L, and Clifford Mishler, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 3rd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.  
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* Michael, Thomas, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.  
 
* Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), ''A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed.,'' Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.  
 
* Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), ''A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed.,'' Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.  
  
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* [[PCGS 8082 - 1800 $5|United States 1800 5 dollars]]
 
* [[PCGS 8082 - 1800 $5|United States 1800 5 dollars]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1800]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1800]]
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[[Category: Selections from the Mountain Groan Collection]]

Latest revision as of 12:40, 2 August 2018

from the Mountain Groan Collection
United States 1800 half dime rev DSLR.jpg

This type was struck at the Philadelphia mint 1800-05 and supersedes an earlier type with a smaller eagle on the reverse. The earlier type is very rare, this type is only rare. The "LIBEKTY" variety shown here, the result of a defective die, commands a slight premium over the normal obverse. Half dimes, dimes and quarters are all scarce prior to the 1830's, locals finding Spanish American half, one and two reales adequate for their needs.

Recorded mintage: 24,000 (all varieties).

Specification: 1.35 g, .892 fine silver, 16.5 mm diameter, designed by Robert Scot.

Catalog reference: KM 34.

Source:

  • Breen, Walter H., Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U. S. and Colonial Coins, New York: Doubleday, 1987.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed., Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.

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