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    1796 Draped Bust Half Dime, VF25
    Colorfully Toned LIKERTY Example

    1796 H10C LIKERTY, V-1, LM-1, R.3, VF25 PCGS. A solid, midgrade representative of this popular early half dime variety. Both sides are veiled in medium-intensity lavender, gold, and charcoal patina, requiring close examination to discern some minor abrasions in the right obverse field. There are a few shallow and not overly conspicuous planchet voids (as produced) within the same area. Sharp for the assigned grade. Housed in a previous generation blue label holder with barcode on the back. Population: 9 in 25, 82 finer (12/17).
    From The Bayside Collection. Consignor's Note: No coins in The Bayside Collection were submitted to NGC or PCGS for regrading or crossover since the coins were originally purchased by the consignor. (NGC ID# 22ZX, Variety PCGS# 38596, Base PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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