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    Bold Very Fine 1796 Dime
    LIKERTY, V-1, LM-1

    1796 H10C LIKERTY VF20 NGC. V-1, LM-1, R.3. Hair-thin crossbars on the top and bottom of the B in LIBERTY make the letter vaguely resemble a K. Rich walnut-brown toning encompasses mark-free surfaces. All legends are sharp, and Liberty's hair and the eagle's wings are nicely detailed. First year of the denomination, and a two-year design type.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 94254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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