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    1797 16 Stars Half Dime, VF25

    1797 H10C 16 Stars VF25 PCGS. V-3, LM-3, R.5. The scarcer of the two 16 star variants for this date, and most easily characterized by one inner berry and two outer berries on the left side of the wreath. Original gray-lilac toning covers each side and there are several minor pinscratches scattered about. Better defined on the obverse than the reverse.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4259)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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