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    1797 16 Stars Dime, JR-1, XF Details
    Sharp, Deeply Toned Example

    1797 10C 16 Stars, JR-1, R.4 -- Cleaning -- PCGS Genuine. XF Details. The famous die break on the lower obverse of this variety is plain to the unaided eye, although not so advanced as to make the date weak. This coin is sharply detailed and evenly struck; border dentils are virtually complete around each side, but weaken slightly from 6 to 9 o'clock on the reverse. A loupe reveals evidence of light cleaning, but the surfaces have long since retoned deep teal-gray. (NGC ID# 236C, Variety PCGS# 38748, Base PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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