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    1803 Half Dime, VF30
    Large 8, V-2, LM-3

    1803 H10C Large 8, V-2, LM-3, R.3, VF30 NGC. The large and awkwardly formed 8 in the date appears to be hand-engraved into the obverse die. This midgrade representative shows substantial wing plumage, and the shield lines are mostly separated. Golden-russet and magenta toning fills protected areas. Minimally abraded aside from a line near the base of Liberty's throat.
    From The Poulos Family Collection, Part II. (NGC ID# 2329, Variety PCGS# 38609, Base PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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