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    Very Fine 1795 Half Dime
    Rare V-7, LM-6 Variety

    1795 H10C VF20 NGC. V-7, LM-6, R.6. Valentine-7 is a variety whose rarity is likely due to the peripheral die crack on the lower right obverse. Though relatively light on the current lot, on later die state examples the crack is heavy and threatens to form a large retained break between 3 and 6 o'clock. The present two-year type coin has deep gray fields with lighter pearl-white motifs. Refreshingly unabraded and problem-free.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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