Large stars, Small stars, No stars - Let’s see them!
Another thread on half dimes with lots of insightful information from some knowledgeable forum members inspired me to look at some of my dimes and half dimes, posted here. Some of these hadn’t been out of my 7070 in ~30 years:
Small stars dime:
No stars half dime:
A true small stars half dime, with all the requisite attributes for a V1, as I learned from the experts.
I used to think this was a 9 over 8, but it's just a repunched 9/9:
The twins, actually look much more alike in hand (a pair of blueberry dimes), but they are different die varieties, as there are differences in the stars that can be seen under high mag: