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Half Dimes: Seated (1837 – 1873) Auctions

Half Dimes: Early (1792 – 1837) Auctions

US Half Dimes Auctions

The half dime was one of the original denominations initially authorized in 1792. It was a silver five-cent coin, and not the nickel version that is known today. The production of half dimes started only a year after its authorization, although a man named Thomas Birch made a half dime pattern in 1792. The Flowing Hair design rather than the Birch design was used in the half dimes that were […]