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    Elusive 1895-S Near-Gem Dime

    1895-S 10C MS64 PCGS. Despite the 1.120 million mintage, the 1895-S dime is elusive in all grades. In near-Gem condition, such as that of the coin offered in this lot, fewer than 40 examples have been certified by PCGS and NGC combined, with only 10 pieces grading finer. Light tan-gold patina with occasional cobalt-blue and lavender peripheral accents bathes lustrous surfaces that exhibit sharply impressed design features. A few minute marks on Liberty's cheek and neck limit the grade. Population: 17 in 64, 5 finer (2/06).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23DX, PCGS# 4808)

    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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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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