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    Very Rare 1829 Curl Base 2 Dime

    1829 10C Curl Base 2 Good 6 PCGS. JR-10, R.6. One of the legendary rarities in the Capped Bust Dime Series, the 1829 Curl Base 2 was unknown until discovered by John McCloskey in 1973. PCGS has certified only thirteen examples in all grades, with just two of them graded above VG10. Nearly all of LIBERTY is legible on the present example, and UNUM is also discernible. The upper half of the eagle has a few faint handling marks, but the gunmetal-gray surfaces have no distractions.(#4512) (NGC ID# 2378, PCGS# 4512)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    November, 2003
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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