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    Choice VF 1803 Half Dime
    Large 8, V-2, LM-3

    1803 H10C Large 8 VF35 PCGS. V-2, LM-3, R.3. The Large 8 was formed by stacking two impressions of the small round 0 punch normally used by the First Philadelphia Mint to form the denominator of half cents. Deep golden-brown and cream-gray toning embraces this nicely detailed early half dime. Unblemished and evenly impressed aside from softness on a couple of stars opposite Liberty's shoulder. Housed in a green label holder.
    From The Grand Canyon Collection.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4269)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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