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    Sharply Defined 1796/5 Half Dime

    1796/5 H10C AU Details, Improperly Cleaned NCS. V-2, LM-2, R.6. The previous 5 is centered below the 6 with its flag visible above the 6. The reverse has a bisecting crack from the second T of STATES, through the eagle, and down to the right stem end and border. Sharply detailed with subdued luster beneath amber color. Steel and iridescent toning are visible at the borders on both sides. Prominent hairlines and surface marks are visible on both sides.
    Ex: Stack's (4/1986).
    From The William A. Harmon Collection of United States Half Dimes.(#4255) (Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 22ZY, PCGS# 4255)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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