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PCGS Number: 38604 Coin Date: 1800 Denomination (Short): H10c Denomination (Long): Half dime Variety: LIBEKTY Variety 2: LM-4 Desg: MS Mint Mark: P Composition: 89% silver; 11% copper Mintage: 16,000 Strike Type: Business Coinage Type: Draped bust half dime Coinage Years: 1796-1805 Mint Location: Philadelphia Diameter: 16.5 Fineness: 0.8924 Weight (Grams): 1.35 Designer: Gilbert Stuart Edge: Reeded Obverse Description: Liberty is portrayed with a so-called "draped bust," facing right, with her hair tied back with a ribbon. She is flanked by stars on the left and right periphery with the word LIBERTY on top, and the date positioned at the bottom. Reverse Description: The centerpiece of the reverse is the so-called "heraldic eagle" with wings fully spread and emblazoned with a shield replacing the chest. A ribbon bearing the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM hangs from the beak. The eagles right talon holds bundle of arrows and an olive branch in the right. Above the eagle's head are a group of stars and clouds with the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA at the top periphery. No denomination is mentioned. PCGS #: 38604 NGC ID: 2326