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    Brilliant Premium Gem 1893/2 Barber Dime

    1893/2 10C MS66 PCGS. This overdate is identified by a horizontal line inside the bottom loop of the 3, representing the base of a former 2. It was discovered by Walter Breen in 1961, and apparently is known both in business strike and proof format. Breen further commented that at least four different variations of this overdate were known to him. For many years after its discovery, people doubted the existence of such a variety. However, 16 years ago a group of six sharply struck, high-quality examples were discovered, eliminating any doubt. Perhaps this coin from the Duckor Collection is one of those pieces. This overdate variety was not included in the Hugon Collection.
    The present example is tied for the finest certified by PCGS, and has wonderful frosty white luster on both sides. The surfaces are essentially pristine and perfect, with the exception of a few wispy hairlines on Liberty's cheek. This is only the third example that we have offered in a dozen years, according to our auction archives, and only the second in MS66 grade. The third graded just MS64. Population: 5 in 66, 0 finer (11/05).
    From The Collection of Dr. Steven L. Duckor.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 23DP, PCGS# 4799)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    January, 2006
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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