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1797 H10C V-2, LM-1, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1797 H10C V-2, LM-1, MS
Date 1797
Grade AU50
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 38597
Denomination H10C

1797 H10C 15 Stars, V-2, LM-1, R.3, AU50 NGC. CAC. This Almost Uncirculated Draped Bust type coin offers beautiful multicolor toning in concentric rings throughout the margins. The interiors are champagne-gray, and russet appears at the rims. Some strike weakness occurs at the centers as is normal for the variety. Several small strike-throughs (mint-made) can be seen in the reverse fields, and there is a diagonal adjustment mark on the eagle's breast. Half dimes of this date with original patina are rarely so appealing. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $25.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15077, realized $8400. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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