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    NGC 1831 MS 65. JR-6, R.3. The Lovejoy Specimen. Formerly sold as lot 121 of Allen Lovejoy's definitive collection of U.S. dimes (Stack's, 10/90). It was described in that catalog as having "...deep golden toning around the obverse borders, lighter on the reverse. A fairly prooflike specimen." The rarest of the 1831 varieties, it is also apparently quite scarce in mint condition. No mint state pieces had been seen at the time of publication, but obviously Allen found this piece between publication and the time his collection was sold. Until that time the finest coin known was an XF 40. This should be of great interest to specialists in the series. (NGC ID# 237B, PCGS# 4520)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    July, 1993
    27th Tuesday
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