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    Toned Gem 1823/2 JR-3 Dime

    1823/2 MS 65 NGC. JR-3, R.2. Ex: Dawson. The most frequently seen variety of the year and one that can be located once in a while in mint state. However, in gem condition this variety is just as difficult as any other 165-year old dime. Only 1 other piece has been so graded by NGC (6/98) with 2 others in 66. Well struck on the obverse, only slight softness is noted on the eagle's feathers on the reverse. Both sides are covered with dusky gray patina that deepens to cobalt-blue at the margins, which helps conceal a few very shallow facial marks. (NGC ID# 2372, PCGS# 4498)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 1998
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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