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    Lustrous, Near-Gem 1896-S Dime

    1896-S MS 64 PCGS. A scarce and underrated issue that rates a High R.4 in mint state, and compares favorably to the 1896-O and '97-O, but does not bring the premium these dates do because of their widespread recognition. A clean coin overall, the bright, lustrous surfaces show streaky russet toning over both sides. Population: 9 in 64, only 9 finer (4/98). (NGC ID# 23E2, PCGS# 4811)

    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
    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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