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    1796 Dime, JR-1, XF Details
    Well-Struck First-Year Type Coin

    1796 10C JR-1, R.3 -- Tooled -- PCGS Genuine. XF Details. The popular late die state with a heavy rim cud on the obverse at star 1 and extensive cracking and clashing on the reverse. This JR-1 1796 dime boasts an even, well-executed strike, although adjustment marks remain visible in the central reverse. The surfaces show light tooling that softens scattered abrasions, and the color is unnaturally bright due to past cleaning.
    From The Elbert Henry Gary Collection. (NGC ID# 236B, Variety PCGS# 38742, Base PCGS# 4461)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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