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    1795 V-5, LM-8 Half Dime, VF30
    Attractive, Original Surfaces

    1795 H10C V-5, LM-8, R.3, VF30 PCGS. CAC. This Flowing Hair half dime is remarkably free of marks from circulation. Some Mint-related adjustment marks join a long, rim-to-rim die crack that runs from below the 7 in the date through the head of Liberty to the rim above the Y in LIBERTY. On the LM-8 variety, the I and B of LIBERTY are spaced too far apart, and the left wing has no berries beneath it on either side of the stem. An excellent example for type -- one of the few CAC-endorsed 1795 half dimes at the VF30 level or finer. CAC: 4 in 30, 79 finer (11/16). (NGC ID# 22ZV, Variety PCGS# 38592, Base PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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