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    1797 Half Dime, Choice Fine
    16 Stars, V-4, LM-2

    1797 H10C 16 Stars, V-4, LM-2, R.4, Fine 15 NGC. An unmarked Small Eagle half dime with attractive moderate toning. Golden-brown and magenta accents grace the margins and high points, but the fields are nearly white. The centers are softly impressed, as always seen for LM-2. The bold clash marks are also usual for LM-2, but this is a late die state example with cracks and breaks about the ED in UNITED.
    From The Poulos Family Collection, Part II. (NGC ID# 22ZZ, Variety PCGS# 38598, Base PCGS# 4259)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 2019
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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