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    Solid Gem 1820 Dime, JR-2, R.3

    1820 MS 65 NGC. JR-2, R.3. A scarcer variety that is characterized by the spectacular "Office Boy" recuttings, most especially seen by the joining of the upper and lower serifs of ME on the reverse. Satiny mint luster glows beneath the deep streaks of smoky-violet and rose patina that covers both sides of this impressive early dime. The borders are decorated with steel-blue shadings. Just a bit softly struck on the stars on the right side of the obverse. A very sharp, high grade piece and one of the finest examples known of the variety. (NGC ID# 236X, PCGS# 4492)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
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