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    Moderately Circulated 1796 Dime

    1796 VF 25 NGC. JR-1, R.3. The prominent die cud at star 1 identifies this coin as an example of the most common 1796 variety. Although this piece is obviously worn, it is still significant among type collectors as the first year of dime production. Medium gray patina blankets both sides and the underlying surfaces are free of mentionable circulation marks. The faces are well centered within their denticled borders and the balance of this coin's major features remain sharp. An unusually attractive coin for the grade. (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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    August, 1999
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