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    1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime, AU55
    V-5, LM-8

    1795 H10C V-5, LM-8, R.3, AU55 NGC. Lavender and olive-gray patina complements this Choice AU Flowing Hair type coin. The usual die crack extends from the Y in LIBERTY diagonally into the portrait toward the date. Although evenly struck, the coin displays several localized areas of weakness on the central devices. On the obverse, this weakness leaves numerous parallel planchet striations on the portrait -- possibly adjustment marks, although the unidirectional layout suggests roller marks not fully struck out of the planchet. (NGC ID# 22ZV, Variety PCGS# 38592, Base PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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