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    Famous 1829 Curl Base 2 Dime
    Very Rare JR-10, Good 4

    1829 10C Curl Base 2 Good 4 PCGS. JR-10, R.6. This famous Guide Book variety is represented by a single very rare die pair and is one of the key "stoppers" in the Capped Bust dime series. The present example, though well-worn, has starkly outlined central devices and a clear view of the date. Red and violet border-toning gives way to medium-gray on the portrait, which shows an old pinscratch along the jawline. Population: 5 in 4, 16 finer (5/11).
    From The Douglas Bust Dime Collection.(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 2378, PCGS# 4512)

    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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    July, 2011
    7th-10th Thursday-Sunday
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