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    1797 JR-1 Dime, MS62
    16 Stars Obverse

    1797 10C 16 Stars MS62 PCGS. CAC. JR-1, R.4. When we offered an MS62 NGC specimen as part of the Ed Price Collection in August 2008, we wrote that it was the second or third finest known behind an MS63 NGC coin that we handled a decade earlier. Since then, we have handled one piece graded MS64 NGC. Perhaps one or two other finer pieces survive. This lovely specimen is easily in the condition census. Both sides are fully brilliant and lustrous with light silver surfaces and faint blue and gold toning. Slightly weak at the centers, with a nicely centered strike. The surfaces have few blemishes and excellent eye appeal. Population: 3 in 62, 3 finer (6/12).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 236C, PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    August, 2012
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