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

    1797 H10C 15 Stars VF30 NGC. V-2, LM-1, R.3. LM-1 is the only die pairing with the 15-Stars obverse, and it is always found with the reverse featuring an outer berry between NI of UNITED. Typical weakness of strike combined with wear have limited some of Liberty's hair detail, but the lower tresses are well-defined. Attractive, old-silver toning with charcoal gray at the margins attest to the coin's original appeal. Details on the small-eagle reverse are soft at the centers as often seen, but the strike is strong at the margins. This is an attractive, early half dime without any post-mint problems typical of those found on many mid-grade examples of this date.
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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