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    1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime, MS64
    V-4, LM-10
    Exceptional Type Coin

    1795 H10C V-4, LM-10, R.3, MS64 NGC. This pleasing Choice Flowing Hair half dime is attractively toned in ocean-blue and caramel-gold. No abrasions are visible, although adjustment marks on the planchet prior to the strike are seen in two places -- the peak of the left (facing) wing and on the lower hair tresses. Struck from clashed dies. Satiny luster shimmers across the undisturbed fields and devices. The Flowing Hair type was produced for only two years. The portrait of Liberty was influenced by the Liberty Cap bust on cents and half cents introduced in 1793.
    Ex: Central States Signature (Heritage, 4/2008), lot 2257, which realized $23,000.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22ZV, Variety PCGS# 38594, Base PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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