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    Choice VF Valentine-1 1796 Half Dime

    1796 H10C VF30 PCGS. V-1, LM-1, R.3. A berry beneath the D in UNITED affirms the Valentine variety. Lavender and aqua-marine colors bathe this Small Eagle Half Dime. Liberty's hair tresses and the eagle's wing plumage are clear. A couple of wispy handling marks on each side do not remove the eye appeal. Encapsulated in an old green label PCGS holder. Population: 9 in 30, 41 finer (10/03). (#4254) (NGC ID# 22ZX, PCGS# 4254)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    March, 2004
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