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    Bold Legends Very Good 1796 Dime

    1796 10C VG8 PCGS. JR-1, R.3. The JR-1 variety is instantly recognized by the die break joined to star 1 at 7 o'clock. This is a pleasing lower grade example with considerable wear, yet attractive light gray surfaces. Faint hairlines are visible on both sides, not at all unusual for these early coins. All legends and stars are sharp, and the eagle's wings display some plumage detail. Slate-gray in color with hints of golden toning at the borders.(#4461) (Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 236B, PCGS# 4461)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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