1858 Half Dime Double Date?

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  1. Brian Bucklan

    Brian Bucklan Well-Known Member

    I was going through my old collection of half dimes and I found this one which I marked as a double date. I went to the PCGS site and I didn't see that they graded this type so not sure what it is. What do you think?

    1858 Half Dime DD.jpg
    1858 Half Dime DD 2.jpg


    Is it a double date and is it worth grading (if anybody grades this variety).
     
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  3. manny9655

    manny9655 Well-Known Member

    Looks like it's definitely the repunched high date (not really a double die) variety. It's worth a premium. I don't know if they would grade this coin but it's worth a shot. In that coin's condition it might be worth it. Nice coin!
     
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  4. Danomite

    Danomite What do you say uh-huh Supporter

    Very nice! @Paddy54 can give you more insight.
     
  5. Beardigger

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  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Very nice and welcome to CT.
     
  7. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    Sometimes I try to imagine conversation between the guy punching the date and his supervisor. :mad: "What part of 'evenly spaced' don't you understand?"
     
  8. Brian Bucklan

    Brian Bucklan Well-Known Member

    Thanks all. Repunched date and not a double date ... I probably knew that in the early '80s when I collected these but unfortunately time has a way of removing a lot of old memories.
     
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