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Superb Gem 1792 Silver Half Disme

Superb Gem 1792 Silver Half Disme

Written by Q. David Bowers, Chairman Emeritus

Our January sale in New York City will have many highlights from the Cardinal Collection. One of the most important and historically interesting is a superb Gem 1792 silver half disme, said to have been originally owned by Mint Director David Rittenhouse. This provenance is derived from a Chapman sale of the early 20th century where four examples were thus described.
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Rare and Historic 1792 Half Disme Exceeds Expectations in March 2012 Baltimore Auction

Rare and Historic 1792 Half Disme Exceeds Expectations in March 2012 Baltimore Auction

By James Matthews, Senior Numismatist & Consignment Director, U.S. Coins

Beautiful NGC AU-58 Offered as Lot 4051 in Rarities Night Event Realizes $212,750
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