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    Important and Rare 1821 JR-2 Dime

    1821 10C Large Date JR-2, R.7. Reiver state b. Fine 12 NGC. Toned medium silver on the devices with patches of darker charcoal in the fields, primarily on the reverse. On this later die state, the obverse die crack through the first three stars has additional minor sinking near the inside points. This is an extremely rare die pairing, the obverse already had advanced die sinking and cracking through the first few stars, and was quickly replaced once coinage began of the JR-2 variety. The presence of two examples of 1821 JR-2 in Jules Reiver's collection attests to his dedication to the search for the rare and unusual, a trait that will certainly be of benefit to the many specialists who will now compete to acquire the important rarities which were so prevalent in his cabinet.
    Ex: Don Frederick (July 1982). Envelope Included.(Registry values: N208) (NGC ID# 236Y, PCGS# 4496)

    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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    January, 2006
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