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    Choice XF 1795 Half Dime, V-5, LM-8

    1795 H10C XF45 PCGS. CAC. V-5, LM-8, R.3. The relatively common V-5, LM-8 die pairing is readily identified by the lack of inner or outer berries on the wreath near UN and the relatively distant position of the star next to the Y in LIBERTY. This Choice XF piece displays olive-gray surfaces tinged with pinkish-gold. Some luster remains, although the central details on the reverse are softly struck. A small oval planchet flaw appears behind Liberty's head in the field. The die crack from the nose to Y is light and has not yet advanced further.
    From The Christmas Lake Collection.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 22ZV, PCGS# 4251)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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