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    1797 H10C 15 Stars--Damaged, Bent--ANACS. Fair 2 Details. V-2, LM-1, R.3. A dig beneath the left (facing) wingtip and another on the base of Liberty's throat bent this early half dime. The bends cause uneven wear. The 97 in the date is mostly clear, as is the lower reverse and about two-thirds of LIBERTY.
    From The John Stimson, Sr. Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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