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    NGC 1796 AU 53. JR-3, R.5. Always popular as the first year of issue, and an important coin in solid AU condition. This piece is well struck, except in the center of the eagle's breast, and the coin is mostly brilliant with deeper golden-russet patina outlining the outer devices. There is one notable scratch in the left obverse field. And on the reverse rim at 7 o'clock is a planchet cut that was done in the mint and is due to a small chip of metal adhering to the die. This is seen on many V-3 dimes of this year. (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.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 1994
    8th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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