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    1796 Dime with VF Details, Scarce JR-2 Variety

    1796 10C VF20 Details, Obverse Repaired, Improperly Cleaned NCS. JR-2, R.4. A scarcer variety which has a leaf tip slightly to the left of the base of the F in OF. This gunmetal-gray representative has pleasing definition on the devices, although the fields have an occasionally granular texture. Small Eagle Dimes were struck for only two years, and the 1796 issue has further importance as it represents the first production of Dimes for circulation.(#4461) (NGC ID# 236B, 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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    November, 2003
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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