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    Originally Toned AU50 1796 Half Dime

    1796 H10C AU50 PCGS. V-1, LM-1, R.3. The B in LIBERTY has weakly engraved upper and lower crossbars. The Y in LIBERTY is widely repunched. Golden-brown and lemon patina graces the borders, while the centers possess milky dove-gray colors. Bright luster fills Liberty's hair curls and the eagle's wings. An attractive, high grade example of this popular variety. (#94254) (Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 94254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    January, 2004
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