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    1803 Half Dime, VF25
    Large 8, V-1, LM-2

    1803 H10C Large 8, V-1, LM-2, R.4, VF25 PCGS. Rich rose-red, apple-green, sun-gold, and stone-gray toning blanket this early half dime. Two small digs are noted below the hair ribbon and above the beak, and a thin mark crosses the M in AMERICA, but no other detractions are present. The Heraldic Eagle type is very scarce, and underappreciated relative to its Flowing Hair and Small Eagle predecessors.
    From The Bayside Collection. Consignor's Note: No coins in The Bayside Collection were submitted to NGC or PCGS for regrading or crossover since the coins were originally purchased by the consignor. (NGC ID# 2329, Variety PCGS# 38608, Base PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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