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Obverse of 1795 Half Dime     Reverse of 1795 Half Dime


1795 HALF DIME

PCGS No: 4251

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:
86,416
(includes some Half Dimes dated 1794)

Proofs: None

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 16.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 89.2%
Copper - 10.8%

Weight: 21 grains (1.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all examples of this date and type were struck at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Varieties (10):
Valentine 1 - Very Rare
Valentine 2 - Rare
Valentine 3 - Very Rare
Valentine 4 - Scarce
Valentine 5 - Scarce
Valentine 6 - Very Scarce
Valentine 7 - Very Rare
Valentine 8 - Very Rare
Valentine 9 - Very Rare
Valentine 10 - Extremely Rare

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

"Federal Half Dimes 1792-1837" by Russell J. Logan and John W. McCloskey