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    1803 V-1, LM-2 Half Dime, AU58
    Usually in Low Grades

    1803 H10C Large 8 AU58 NGC. V-1, LM-2, R.4. The Large 8 obverse is more common than the Small 8, making this piece the ideal choice for type or date collectors who seek just one example of a design or date. This near-Mint specimen is one of the finest known examples with traces of blue toning over deep gray surfaces, subduing the remaining luster. Census: 3 in 58, 9 finer (9/12).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-Sunday
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