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    Description

    Dazzling Gem 1898-O Barber Dime

    1898-O MS 65. A rare date in mint state, considered an R.6 issue in uncirculated, and one of the major strike rarities in the series. This piece is slightly better struck than most with LIBER showing on the headband (many show no letters), and localized softness noted on the lower left portion of the wreath. Brilliant throughout with bright, semi-prooflike fields that shimmer when tilted beneath a light. An outstanding example of this scarce condition rarity. (NGC ID# 23E7, PCGS# 4816)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 1997
    5th-6th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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