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    Highly Collectible 1797 15 Stars Half Dime

    1797 H10C 15 Stars XF45 NGC. V-2, LM-1, R.3. The 15 Stars Reverse is the more frequently seen of the three star variants from 1797. It is also seldom located finer than the present specimen. The surfaces are medium gray overall with mottled charcoal accents in the protected areas. A few tiny marks and abrasions can be seen with a glass and the center of the reverse is weakly defined, as usual.(#4258) (Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4258)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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