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    1794 Half Dime, XF Details
    Sharp Motifs, Great Color, V-3, LM-3

    1794 H10C V-3, LM-3, R.4 -- Graffiti -- PCGS Genuine. XF Details. To the naked eye, this sharply detailed, gunmetal-gray 1794 half dime is incredibly pleasing. The strike is sharp and even, and wear is light. Both sides show olive and gray patina that gives this coin its outstanding old-time look with lighter highlights on the devices. A loupe shows some faint, hair-thin scratches clustered around the eagle in the reverse fields that preclude a numeric grade from PCGS. (NGC ID# 22ZT, Variety PCGS# 38583, Base PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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