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    Brilliant 1796 JR-2 Dime, MS62

    1796 10C MS62 PCGS. JR-2, R.4. A scarcer variety, JR-2 can be identified by the placement of star 15 right against the bust and a berry below the left edge of the first S in STATES. The die pairing represents 10 percent or less of the extant population of 1796 dimes. This bright, untoned silver-gray example has excellent sharpness on the obverse and flatness on the eagle's breast is more or less standard for the variety. Both sides exhibit notable die clashing, a common occurrence on early dimes. Desirable Uncirculated quality for this first year design. Population: 13 in 62, 29 finer (3/09) for all 1796 varieties.
    From The Joseph C. Thomas Collection.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 236B, PCGS# 4461)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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