An 1802 half dime graded AU-50 by Numismatic Guaranty Corp. sold for $345,000 in David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions Internet-only Auction #225.
The sale, which closed March 3, featured the Hoosier collection and realized $1,088,981.
The Hoosier collection, a private collection of 145 lots of early better-date and type coins, was auctioned along with a type set of 1802 coinage, including the 1802 half dime that was once part of the John J. Pittman collection.
Sale highlights included an 1802 dime in NGC MS-61, ex Eliasberg, that realized $48,875; a 1796 quarter, NGC F-12, $24,755; an 1804 gold $2.50, graded AU-53 by Professional Coin Grading Service, $24,150; and a 1795 $10, 13 leaves, NGC XF-45, $60,375.
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