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    Originally Toned 1796 Draped Bust Dime

    1796 10C XF 40 PCGS. JR-1, R.3. The retained cud at star 1 on the obverse is the most easily identifiable feature of this die marriage. The obverse of this coin shows creamy-silver patina that lightens to rose-gray iridescence over the highpoints. The reverse, on the other hand, shows even rose-gray patina throughout. There are no mentionable circulation marks and all features are sharply defined despite 20 points of circulation. An attractive, original survivor from a mintage of only 22,135 pieces. (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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