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    Almost Uncirculated 1797 16 Stars Dime

    1797 AU 53 NGC. 16 Stars. JR-1, R.4. Ex: Dawson. Sharply defined on each side with especially pronounced detailing on the hair curls of Liberty as well as the eagle's breast feathers. Both sides are toned gray with an overlay of faintly speckled rose, blue, and golden coloration and showing charcoal-gray within the recesses and surrounding the devices. This patination greatly subdues the effects of three areas of scratching seen in the obverse fields between stars 1 and 4, again at the top of the chest of Liberty, and on the reverse to the right of the eagle's beak. Probably just outside the lower end of the Condition Census for the variety. (NGC ID# 236C, PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 1998
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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