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Elusive Gem Proof 1857 Dime

1857 10C PR65 NGC. When it comes to proof silver U.S. coins, 1858 is the dividing line between rare and available. NGC has certified 37 proof 1857 dimes in all grades, compared to 75 for the 1858 and 201 for the 1859, the first date with a published proof mintage. The present 1857 specimen exhibits rich cobalt-blue toning on the obverse field. The seated Liberty is lilac-gray. On the reverse, the brilliant center is bounded by peripheral navy-blue and plum-mauve. (NGC ID# 23CB, PCGS# 4746)

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August, 2012
2nd-5th
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