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    1803 H10C Large 8, V-1, LM-2, R.4, Fine 12 PCGS. The design elements are well-detailed on this mid-level circulated 1803 Draped Bust half dime, although the reverse shows uneven weakness around the borders and above the eagle. The surfaces show light marks and lines beneath a loupe but display medium slate-gray color to the naked eye.
    From The Twelve Oaks Collection, Part II (NGC ID# 2329, Variety PCGS# 38608, Base PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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