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    Borderline Uncirculated 1796 Dime

    1796 10C AU58 NGC. JR-6, R.3. On the obverse, a die crack connects the numerals 179 in the date with a branching crack from the rim through the 9 into Liberty's neck. An additional crack passes through star 8 into Liberty's hair above the center dot. On the reverse, a die crack from the rim at ten o'clock extends between the letters ST in STATES to the eagle's neck. Beautiful orange, lilac, and steel-blue toning graces this problem-free and partially lustrous near-Mint dime. From the first year of the denomination, and one of only two years for the Small Eagle type.
    From The Laguna Niguel Collection, Part One.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 236B, PCGS# 4461)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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