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    1797 H10C 16 Stars VG8 Severely Damaged, Corroded, Uncertified, V-4, LM-2, R.4, the fields have deep russet patina, a slightly bent and harshly cleaned example of this desirable early variety; 1801 Good 4 Damaged, Bent, Environmental Damage Uncertified, V-2, LM-2, R.4, tooling marks in the field beneath Liberty's chin, slightly porous, a couple of small areas of presumed solder, the eagle is nearly obliterated by scuffs, the die break (as made) above stars 8 to 10 is well advanced in this late die state; and an 1805 Good 6 Scratched, Bent, Tooled Uncertified, V-1, LM-1, R.4, the only dies, only slightly bent but lightly porous and tooled near Liberty's profile, the reverse is weakly defined in the centers and near 7 o'clock.
    From the Dr. Richard Tavernetti Collection.


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