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    1796 JR-4 Dime, XF40
    Two-Year Introductory Type

    1796 10C JR-4, R.4, XF40 PCGS. Sea-green and golden-brown toning embraces this moderately circulated Small Eagle type coin. Abrasions are limited to a thin curved line above the date and a small scuff on the upper forehead curl. 1796 was the first year of the dime denomination, if the extremely rare 1792 disme (struck in John Harper's cellar) is excluded. (NGC ID# 236B, Variety PCGS# 38745, Base PCGS# 4461)

    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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