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    Very Scarce (R.4) JR-3 1820 Dime, Among Finest Known

    1820 10C Large 0 MS64 NGC. JR-3, R.4. Listed in the JR reference as "a very scarce variety," this appears to be the first example of the JR-3 we have offered at auction over the last 12 years. It is also among the finest known for the variety, although the NGC population report does show a single JR-3 certified as MS65, and a PCGS MS65 example appeared as lot 1068 in the August 2000 Bowers and Merena auction. The JR reference, admittedly now 21 years old, lists the finest known example as AU55. This is a well struck dime that has exceptionally pleasing mint luster beneath rose and gray toning.(#4492) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 236X, PCGS# 4492)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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