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    1794 Half Dime, Choice XF
    V-2, LM-2, Rare Die Variety

    1794 H10C V-2, LM-2, R.5, XF45 PCGS. CAC. Ex: Indiana Collection. LM-2 is one of the two rarer 1794 half dime pairings, although it is not quite as scarce as LM-1, which is an R.6 variety. Both of the other varieties for this issue are designated R.4. This Choice XF coin shows well-detailed design elements and fairly smooth surfaces. Olive and russet border hues transition to champagne-gray at the centers.
    From The Evansville Collection (NGC ID# 22ZT, Variety PCGS# 38582, Base 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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