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1798/97 10C 16 Stars on Reverse MS63 PCGS....

2008 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #454

 
Sold for: Not Sold
Auction Ended On: Jan 10, 2008
Item Activity: 4 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Orange County Convention Center
North/South Building
9400 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Lot Viewing, Room 220 D, E, F
Auction, Room 230 B

Description:
Marvelous 1798/97 Dime, 16 Star Reverse, MS63, JR-1
1798/97 10C 16 Stars on Reverse MS63 PCGS. JR-1, R.3. This is a curious issue, one that combines a 13-star obverse with a 16-star reverse. The Robert Scot-designed Heraldic Eagle reverse first appeared on quarter eagles of 1796. Dime and quarter eagle dies were (purposely) interchangeable, but no dimes appeared with the Heraldic Eagle reverse until 1798. After the admission of Tennessee into the Union as the 16th state on June 1, 1796, Mint Director Elias Boudinot realized in early 1797 that the Mint could not continue forever adding stars to coin dies (Breen, Complete Encyclopedia), reverting to 13 stars for new dies. This piece shows silver-gray surfaces with some of the usual die roughness evident, and the luster is a bit muted. The piece nonetheless presents as original and quite appealing. (Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 236F, PCGS# 4468)

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