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    Challenging 16 Stars 1797 Half Dime
    V-4, LM-2, VF25

    1797 H10C 16 Stars VF25 PCGS. V-4, LM-2, R.4. Deep dove-gray and olive-gold embrace this scarce Small Eagle half dime. The centers display softness of strike, but Liberty nonetheless has substantial hair detail. A few tiny roundish marks are noted on the portrait and near the first two stars, and a slender mark resides on the junction of the right (facing) wing.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 22ZZ, PCGS# 4259)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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