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    1796 10C --Tooled, Cleaned--ANACS. XF Details, Net VF 20. JR-6, R.3. Although 22,135 dimes were struck bearing the 1796 date, very few survive today. This piece possesses terrific detail, but several areas were tooled to smooth scratches or surface roughness. Hairlines are present from an old cleaning, but the piece has retoned to natural shades of golden-brown and silver-gray. Not an unattractive piece overall, perfect for a budget minded collector who wishes to own an example of this premier federal dime issue. (NGC ID# 236B, PCGS# 4461)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    October, 2000
    4th Wednesday
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