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    1897-O Dime, MS65
    Colorful Patina, Full Strike

    1897-O 10C MS65 NGC. This is one in a series of challenging New Orleans issues beginning with the 1894-O. Although more available than its predecessors, the 1897-O is an elusive issue in its own right. Comparable Gems are rare, and anything finer very rarely appears on the market. The mostly brilliant central obverse is tinged with golden-russet patina. Deep cobalt-blue and magenta hues adorn the margins. The reverse is deeply and uniformly toned in similar colors, save of a window of brilliance near the I in DIME. Fully struck. Census: 10 in 65 (1 in 65+), 7 finer (10/16).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23E4, PCGS# 4813)

    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, 2017
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
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