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    1797 Half Dime, VF30
    16 Stars, V-4, LM-2

    1797 H10C 16 Stars, V-4, LM-2, R.4, VF30 NGC. Ex: Hilt Collection. A stone-gray and steel-blue midgrade example that shows the prominent clash marks characteristic of the variety. A late die state with advanced cracks from the ED in UNITED. The central strike is soft but the remainder of the design is nicely detailed. Free from any evident abrasions.
    From The Liberty USA Collection, Part 2. (NGC ID# 22ZZ, Variety PCGS# 38598, Base PCGS# 4259)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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