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    1800 H10C --Bent, Improperly Cleaned--NCS. VF Details. V-1, LM-1, R.3. A cream-gray half dime with deeper rose and aquamarine patina throughout the rims. Cloudy from a cleaning, and uneven wear is noted beneath UNUM and before OF due to a slight bend. The rims have a few minor dings. A richly detailed example of this scarce date.
    From The Martin L. Diffenbaucher, Jr. Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 2326, PCGS# 4264)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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