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    1796 AU 58 NGC. JR-4, R.4. A scarce variety, especially so in high grades. According to the authors of EUSD, "about 10% of all 1796 dimes" are represented by this variety. This piece is sharply struck with especially strong detail on the obverse. Bright mint luster underlies the rich tonal qualities that cover the spectrum from cobalt-blue to pale golden with sea-green in between. A few small handling marks are seen on each side and there is just the slightest trace of friction on the highpoints and in the fields. (NGC ID# 236B, PCGS# 4461)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    September, 1996
    18th Wednesday
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