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    Beautifully Toned and Wholly Original 1897 Barber Dime

    1897 10C MS66 PCGS. Produced in staggering numbers for the era, the 1897 (10.8 million pieces struck) is among the more common Barber Dimes in most grades. We have not, however, handled an example of this date as attractive as the present Gem in quite some time. The obverse is toned in overlapping golden-olive and crimson shades that yield to an irregular swath of silver-gray color over the upper left obverse. The reverse is equally as original with a mostly steel-gray center and olive-gold tinting around the periphery. Fully frosted with a razor sharp strike and virtually pristine features. Population: 7 in 66, only 2 finer (5/02). (NGC ID# 23E3, PCGS# 4812)

    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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    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
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