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    1796 MS 62. JR-1, R.3. First year of issue for the denomination and the most commonly encountered variety of the year. The diagnostic die cud at star 1 is plainly visible and covers most of the bottom two points of that star. A later die state with the arcing die crack in the right obverse field. This is a lightly toned coin with much underlying brilliance and lustrous, semi-prooflike fields. Well struck overall, the only surface distractions are a few adjustment marks in the center of the reverse. (NGC ID# 236B, PCGS# 4461)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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