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    Challenging 1800 Half Dime VF25, LM-1

    1800 H10C VF25 PCGS. V-1, LM-1, R.3. The crude 8 in the date was apparently engraved by hand on the obverse die. Aqua and russet freckles congregate along the borders of this otherwise slate-gray early silver type coin. Impressively sharp for the VF25 level, since most of E PLURIBUS UNUM is clear, and the eagle's plumage and hair exhibit substantial detail.
    From The Casa Becca del Norté Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 2326, PCGS# 4264)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    January, 2008
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
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