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    1795 V-4, LM-10 Half Dime, MS61
    Late Obverse Die State With Cud

    1795 H10C V-4, LM-10, R.3, MS61 NGC. This late die state example is struck from lapped dies, which have removed most of the extensive die clashing that exists on earlier strikings. An advanced die cud above TY of LIBERTY extends to star 9 and obscures its outer points. Lightly toned with reddish-tan and blue shades that are most prominent at the borders, this Mint State Flowing Hair example is attractive with sharp central details on the obverse and well-defined hair strands on Liberty. The stars are spindly but sharp. A few delicate lines on the reverse are grade-consistent and of minor consideration. Census (all 1795 varieties combined): 14 in 61, 98 finer (9/17).
    From The Shadow Collection. (NGC ID# 22ZV, Variety PCGS# 38594, Base PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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