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    Rare 13 Stars 1797 Half Dime
    V-1, LM-4, VF Details

    1797 H10C 13 Stars -- Obverse Scratched -- NGC Details. VF. V-1, LM-4, R.5. The 13 Stars is the final and scarcest die marriage for the date, and is priced in the Guide Book with a large premium over the 15 Stars and 16 Stars varieties. The present deep cream-gray representative has VF sharpness but the obverse has a number of lengthy straight pinscratches, which range from faint to visible. The reverse has only a few light thin marks.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4260)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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