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Half Disme Sells for Record $1.9 Million

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The finest known 1792 silver Half Disme, once in the possession of then-Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson and personally owned by the first United States Mint Director David Rittenhouse, has been sold for a record $1,985,000 by Classic Coin Company (www.ClassicCoinCo.com) of Bridgewater, New Jersey. The finest known 1792 Half Disme, graded PCGS MS68 and … Read more

Half Disme from 1792 to be Displayed at ANA Convention

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The finest-known surviving example of a Half Disme, the first coins made for circulation by the young United States Mint in 1792, will return to Philadelphia for a “homecoming” display Aug. 14-18 at the 2018 World’s Fair of Money. The small silver coin with huge significance was formerly owned by the first Mint Director, David … Read more