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    1796 Half Dime, Choice VF
    LIKERTY, V-1, LM-1

    1796 H10C LIKERTY, V-1, LM-1, R.3, VF35 PCGS. A sharply defined cream-gray representative with a blush of steel-blue near star 1. A lens reveals a couple of minor marks on Liberty's neck and a narrow horizontal band of granularity (as made) on the upper reverse. The popular variety with weak upper and lower crossbars on the B in LIBERTY, hence the "LIKERTY" nickname. Housed in a green label holder.
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 9/2010), lot 3565. (NGC ID# 22ZX, Variety PCGS# 38596, Base PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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