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    1794 Half Dime, XF45
    Rare V-1, LM-1

    1794 H10C V-1, LM-1, R.6, XF45 PCGS. Ex: House of Davis McKinney. LM-1 is the rarest of the four 1794-dated half dime varieties, and has additional significance as the first half dime die marriage struck at the fledgling U.S. Mint. The 1792 half dismes had been struck in John Harper's cellar. The present LM-1 example displays forest-green, pearl-gray, and caramel-gold toning. No marks are noticeable across the mildly glossy surfaces.
    From The House of Davis McKinney. (NGC ID# 22ZT, Variety PCGS# 38581, Base PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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