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    1803 Large 8 Half Dime AU53, V-2, LM-3

    1803 H10C Large 8 AU53 NGC. V-2, LM-3, R.3. The 8 in the date is large, and the point of a leaf joins the right foot of the I in AMERICA. Heavy die clash marks are noted near the date. Small die lumps are observed beneath the U in UNITED, and between obverse star 7 and the base of L in LIBERTY. Light-gray color yields to pale gold accents near the periphery. Both sides show light highpoint wear and a few small marks. (Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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