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    1797 16 Stars Dime, JR-1, AU53

    1797 10C 16 Stars AU53 ICG. JR-1, R.4. There are 16 stars around the obverse periphery. Star 10 touches the Y in LIBERTY. About half of the obverse stars are noticeably repunched. The obverse has the usual die crack seen on nearly all examples, from the border through stars 2 and 1, the hair curl, tops of the 1 and 7, the lower edge of the drapery, and finally to the border below star 16. Minor die clashing is visible on both sides. Smoky violet-gray toning covers each side. A lightly worn and attractive example of this important early issue, with no distracting marks.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 236C, PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    July, 2009
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