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    Judd-1587 "Morgan Dime" Proof 64 Red

    1879 Ten-Cents, Judd-1587, Pollock-1780, R.6-7, PR 64 Red PCGS. The obverse depicts a head of Liberty facing left with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around and the date 1879 below. The head is essentially a miniature of that featured on the regular-issue Morgan dollar. On the reverse, the denomination ONE DIME, the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM, and an arc of 13 stars are inscribed within a circle of dots. Around the circle is a wreath of corn, tobacco, cotton, and wheat. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Nicely mirrored fields, full copper-red color has been preserved throughout, and only a few carbon flecks limit the grade. This is the second finest example thus far certified by PCGS, 1 PR 65 is finer (5/96). (PCGS# 61587)

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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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