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    Very Fine 1797 15 Stars Half Dime

    1797 H10C 15 Stars VF20 ANACS. V-2, LM-1, R.3. Both 7s in the date are small on this 15 Stars variety, the only use of this obverse. Deep amber, purple, and blue toning evenly coat each side, but there are no distracting abrasions, just the moderate wear expected for the grade. An appealing and affordable early half dime.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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