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    VF Details 1794 Half Dime, V-2, LM-2

    1794 H10C --Improperly Cleaned--NCS. VF Details. V-2, LM-2, R.5. The digit 4 in the date is awkward and ill-formed, appearing to lack its lower right portion. The digit 9 is close to a dentil, and star 1 connects to curls 1 and 2. On the reverse there are no outer berries under the left wing. The surfaces are medium gray with tinges of charcoal near the rims, and while there is slight evidence of cleaning, this is still an early American coin with lots of appeal, both aesthetic and numismatic.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZT, PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2009
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
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