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    1795 V-5, LM-8 Half Dime, AU50
    Great Example of the Flowing Hair Type

    1795 H10C V-5, LM-8, R.3, AU50 PCGS. A diagnostic die crack travels from the rim through the Y in LIBERTY to the nose on this scarce V-5, LM-8 variety. The central motifs often come softly struck, and this piece displays numerous parallel roller marks that were not removed by the impression (the argument could be made that these are adjustment marks, but their uniform nature suggests otherwise). Splashes of mauve-gray and ice-blue toning over smooth, minimally circulated surfaces are readily appealing. Struck from rotated dies. (NGC ID# 22ZV, Variety PCGS# 38592, Base PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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