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    Gem Uncirculated 1896-S Barber Dime

    1896-S 10C MS66 PCGS. The '96-S is one of the more recognizable issues, primarily due to the scarcity of its Quarter counterpart, in the long list of low mintage, conditionally challenging, branch mint Dimes from the 1890s. Just 575,056 pieces were originally minted and the limited number of Mint State survivors are apt to be Choice or finer quality. Only a handful qualify at the MS66 grade tier, and it is doubtful that any of those could possess greater eye appeal than this beautifully toned example. Deep rose, charcoal-gray, and sea-green shades intermix over each side. Population: 5 in 66, none are finer (4/05).(#4811) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23E2, PCGS# 4811)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    2nd-3rd Thursday-Friday
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