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    Choice AU 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime

    1795 H10C AU55 PCGS. V-4, LM-10, R.3. A berry pair beneath the right side of the O in OF provides quick attribution. The untoned centers are encircled by rich golden-brown and aquamarine patina. Bright luster emerges from the devices, and wear is generally limited to the eagle's breast and Liberty's forehead. The obverse has a few wispy slide marks, and there are a few unimportant abrasions on the obverse field. Considerably sharper than the plate coin in the standard Logan-McCloskey reference, and a splendid example of the short-lived Flowing Hair type.(#4251) (Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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