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    1797 10C 13 Stars Dime XF40 Repaired, Corroded SEGS (XF40 Damaged, Repaired, Corroded). JR-2, R.4. Only two varieties are known of the 1797 Dime, and they are readily distinguished by the number of obverse stars. Both varieties are equally rare. This coin is attractive to the naked eye, due to the rich sea-green and golden-brown patina. Under a glass, however, the right obverse field has been smoothed, the eagle's body is lightly pitted, and the centers have an unnatural glossy appearance. (NGC ID# 236D, PCGS# 4463)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2003
    8th-11th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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