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    Toned Uncirculated 1800 Half Dime, V-1

    1800 H10C MS62 PCGS. V-1, LM-1, R.3. Obverse 1 is most easily distinguished from Obverse 2 by the positioning of the 1 in the date over a dentil, whereas the 1 on Obverse 2 is positioned over the space between two dentils. Of the four varieties for 1800, V-1 is the most frequently encountered. It is occasionally seen in Mint State, as with this piece. This is a particularly attractive coin whose unbroken mint luster is covered with medium density gray, blue, and rose toning. Well struck except on the hair by Liberty's forehead. There are a couple of old scratches behind Liberty's hair and also in front of Liberty's face. An important coin, especially in this condition, to the early half dime specialist.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 2326, PCGS# 4264)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    March, 2006
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