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||HALF DIMES - CAPPED BUST
||H10C 1835 SM DATE LG 5C LM-8.2
||NGC MS 67
The reverse die is in its fourth use, but this coin must have been struck almost immediately after the LM-8 obverse die replaced the LM-9 obverse in the coin press. The reverse is closer to the third use of Reverse DD, than the fourth use. Aside from some frosty surface that is the result of obverse and reverse clash marks, both sides are fully prooflike, and the design detail is exquisite. Faint bluish splashes accompany the pale gold toning.