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    1797 16 Stars Dime, JR-1
    Fine 12
    , Late Die State

    1797 10C 16 Stars Fine 12 ANACS. JR-1, R.4. Two 1797 dime varieties are easily identified. JR-1 has 16 stars on the obverse arranged with nine to the left and seven to the right. JR-2 has just 13 stars on the obverse. This late die state piece has a prominent die crack through the top of the date, extending left and right to the borders, with the area below the crack elevated. This originally toned specimen has gray-gold patina with iridescent splashes. A few darker toning spots are evident, with faint hairlines and other minuscule blemishes.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 236C, PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    July, 2011
    7th-10th Thursday-Sunday
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