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    1803 H10C Small 8--Damaged--ANACS. AG3 Details. V-3, LM-1, R.6. The sole Small 8 die marriage. This variety is separately listed in the Guide Book, where it is unaccountably priced nearly the same as the less rare Large 8. The date is bold on this well-worn and slightly bright example, which is retoned in lavender, cream-gray, and powder-blue. A pinscratch crosses the obverse across the portrait from 2:30 to 7:30. A rare affordable opportunity to acquire this challenging variety.
    From The John Stimson, Sr. Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 2329, PCGS# 4270)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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