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    1797 15 Stars Half Dime, VF30
    Midgrade V-2, LM-1 Specimen

    1797 H10C 15 Stars, V-2, LM-1, R.3, VF30 PCGS. The obverse fields and to a smaller extent portions of the reverse field show deep blackish-blue patina with silvery high points, the reverse adding some reddish toning on the eagle. This piece shows much desirability in terms of moderate wear and would fit nicely into a midgrade type set to represent the Small Eagle Reverse type, or for a Guide Book variety collection. (NGC ID# 22ZZ, Variety PCGS# 38597, Base PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    July, 2017
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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