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    1797 JR-1 Dime, Fine 15
    16 Stars Obverse

    1797 10C 16 Stars, JR-1, R.4, Fine 15 PCGS. A biplanar die break above the date immediately identifies the JR-1 die marriage, here in an early state of the dies despite the prominent die break. The obverse shows 16 stars arranged 9 x 7 acknowledging Tennessee's admission to the Union. Later die stages show the date partially to completely worn off due to the bilevel nature of the die crack, confirming the early stage of this Choice Fine example with the date still sharp. Iridescent colors lightly tone both sides of this attractive example.
    From The Estate of Jon Amato. (NGC ID# 236C, Variety PCGS# 38748, Base PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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