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    Pleasing 1794 LM-9 Half Dime

    1795 H10C XF Details, Bent NCS. V-6, LM-9, R.4. The reverse has a single berry inside the wreath below the left wing, and this lone characteristic is the only attribution requirement. Obverse is cracked through the right arm of Y to the nose, face, and neck, continuing to the top of the digit 7 and the rim. Secondary obverse cracks are illegible due to wear and surface quality. Described by NCS as bent, although this is not obvious. An attractive example with medium gray color and lighter silver on the devices. This is one of the more plentiful of the 1795 varieties, an excellent choice for the date or type collector.
    From The William A. Harmon Collection of United States Half Dimes.(#4251) (Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 2005
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