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    AU Details 1795 Half Dime

    1795 H10C --Cleaned--ANACS. AU50 Details. V-4, LM-10, R.3. Star 1 is joined to the second curl, and star 15 is joined to the bust. On the reverse, there is one outer berry under the left (facing) wing, between the U and N in UNITED. This coin is retoning nicely, despite an old cleaning, with mottled magenta-gold obverse toning that deepens to smoke-gray in places. The reverse is a more consistent silver-gray, with glints of copper, gold, magenta, and steel-blue. A few light scrapes can be seen under a loupe on the obverse that account for the grade, and light adjustment marks are seen in the reverse on either side of the eagle's breast.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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