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    1879 Ten-Cents, Judd-1588, R.7, PR 65. The same design as used on the Morgan dollar, here seen in the format of a dime. The reverse has ONE DIME in the center and is encircled by a wreath composed of six bunches of four laurel leaves each. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Always a popular pattern because of the obverse design, it is quite a novelty to see the ubiquitous Morgan dollar design reduced to fit a coin the size of a dime. The fields are deeply toned a cobalt-blue with light gray accents on the devices. Purchased from Hank Rodgers by the consignor, David Faraday, at the SCNA show on February 24, 1973 for $450. (PCGS# 61588)

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

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    July, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
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