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    1796 LIKERTY Half Dime, Fine 12
    V-1, LM-1, Problem-Free Surfaces

    1796 H10C LIKERTY, V-1, LM-1, R.3, Fine 12 NGC. CAC. Hair-thin upper and lower crossbars exist on the B in LIBERTY, but if they are overlooked, the letter somewhat resembles a K. Hence the LIKERTY nickname, in use for generations although unmentioned in the classic Valentine reference. This is a problem-free caramel-gold and slate-gray example with sharp legends and substantial hair and plumage detail.
    From The Rev. Dr. James G. K. McClure Collection. (NGC ID# 22ZX, Variety PCGS# 38596, Base PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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