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    Original Gem 1827 Bust Dime, MS66 NGC

    1827 10C MS66 NGC. JR-4, R.2. Of this variety, the authors of Early United States Dimes: 1796-1837 states: "High grade pieces above XF45 are obtainable with patience. Finest seen is MS65 (lot 295, Stack's Allen Sale, Feb. 4, 1977)." With partially reflective surfaces beneath gunmetal-blue and reddish-golden iridescence, the present Gem easily displaces the Stack's coin as the finest known representative of this die variety. The central portraits show noteworthy definition for the series and neither the obverse nor the reverse reveal any distracting abrasions. Some degree of typical flatness is seen on many of the obverse stars. An important opportunity for collectors who specialize in this interesting series. (#4504) (Registry values: P2, N15000) (NGC ID# 2375, PCGS# 4504)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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