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    1797 Draped Bust Half Dime, AU50
    15 Stars, V-2, LM-1 Variety

    1797 H10C 15 Stars, V-2, LM-1, R.3, AU50 PCGS. This coin represents the V-2, LM-1 variety, the only variety with 15 stars on the obverse. This attractive AU specimen exhibits some light wear on the design elements, which are a little soft in the centers, but much interior detail remains intact on Liberty's hair and the lightly abraded surfaces retain traces of original mint luster. (NGC ID# 22ZZ, Variety PCGS# 38597, Base PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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