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    AU Details LIKERTY V-1, LM-1
    1796 Half Dime

    1796 H10C LIKERTY--Improperly Cleaned--NGC. AU Details. V-1, LM-1, R.3. A nearly untoned example of this first-year Draped Bust date. Design detail is intricate, but the surfaces are bright, particularly on the cheek and neck, the field near the profile, and the field beneath the beak and right (facing) wing. The right obverse has several vertical lines that appear to be faded pinscratches.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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