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    1794 V-4, LM-4 Half Dime, VF30
    Important Flowing Hair Type

    1794 H10C V-4, LM-4, R.4, VF30 NGC. The date appears low, but only because the portrait is high on the LM-4 variety. The E in LIBERTY is higher than the surrounding letters to avoid touching the top curl, and stars 11 to 15 show recutting. This example has a granular obverse, with areas of old, deep-gray encrustation across silver-gray fields, with numerous light marks and lines. In contrast, the reverse is smooth and attractive for the assigned grade. Census (all varieties combined): 2 in 30, 97 finer (5/18). (NGC ID# 22ZT, Variety PCGS# 38584, Base PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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