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    1803 V-2, LM-3 Half Dime, VF25
    Large 8 Obverse

    1803 H10C Large 8 VF25 PCGS. V-2, LM-3, R.3. The Large 8 obverse is recognized by the size of the 8 that is taller than the adjacent 1, and the digit 3 that is distant from 180. Two die marriages are known for this obverse die. Intermingled olive-gray and charcoal patina appear on both sides of this moderately worn Draped Bust half dime. Trivial scratches and surface marks are mostly evident on the obverse.
    From The Searight Collection.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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