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    Description

    1909-D Barber Dime, MS66
    Elusive Low-Mintage Issue

    1909-D 10C MS66 PCGS. CAC. The surfaces are nearly all brilliant, aside from a light dusting of golden patina surrounding the borders. Liberty's forecurl is lightly struck, but the other design elements feature crisp detail. Carefully preserved and highly appealing.

    Population Data (3/15): PCGS shows the finest to be 21 MS66 (three MS66+), but this is one of eight (both services) with the CAC green approval sticker. NGC reports three MS66 examples and two MS67 finer.

    Heritage Commentary: While D-mint production totals increased from over 4 million coins in 1906 to 7.5 million coins in 1908, the 1909 mintage dropped substantially to 954,000 pieces. The survival rate is also quite low, making this a challenging date in the series, especially in high grades.

    Provenance: Purchased from Pinnacle Rarities (5/2007).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23FC, PCGS# 4851)

    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
    May, 2015
    12th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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