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    1794 Half Dime, V-4, LM-4, VF35
    Intermixed Olive and Steel-Gray Patina

    1794 H10C V-4, LM-4, R.4, VF35 NGC. This first-year half dime is in a very late die state with advanced cracks and a retained cud from 12 to 3 o'clock on the reverse. Adjustment marks extend from 11 o'clock on the obverse to the curls below the ear. Olive and steel-gray tones intermix over each side. Much detail remains, with crisp stars, hair strands, and feathers that all show an expected degree of blending. (NGC ID# 22ZT, Variety PCGS# 38584, Base PCGS# 4250)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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