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    1796 JR-5 Dime, VF25
    Peripheral Patination

    1796 10C VF25 PCGS. JR-5, R.5. Among the rarer 1796 die varieties, likely due to premature failure of the obverse die. Late state examples show three rim-to-rim cracks that intersect above the jaw. The intersection is faintly apparent on this representative, which has slate-gray centers and multicolor borders. The peripheries display golden-brown, forest-green, and powder-blue. A lens reveals only minor abrasions.(Registry values: P7)

    Coin Index Numbers: (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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    January, 2014
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