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    1794 Flowing Hair Half Dime, VF20
    V-2, LM-2, Great Problem-Free Example

    1794 H10C V-2, LM-2, R.5, VF20 NGC. Attribution points for this rare first-year Flowing half dime die variety include the leaf tip under the center of the U, and the R in LIBERTY mostly right of the forecurls. The reverse was previously paired with a different obverse to strike LM-1, the only variety rarer than this one. Medium gray patina covers each side. Liberty's portrait retains good detail, as does the eagle's right (facing) wing. All legends are bold. Multiple shallow pinscratches are barely detectible. (NGC ID# 22ZT, Variety PCGS# 38582, Base PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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