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    1797 Dime, Pleasing XF 40

    1797 10C XF 40. 16 Stars. JR-1, R.4. A perfectly centered, boldly struck specimen that is quite well detailed despite its stint in circulation. The obverse displays mottled slate-gray toning with olive highlights about the periphery. A sizeable die crack is readily visible between Liberty's bust and the date but the surfaces are free of post-production impairments. The reverse exhibits a similar toning pattern as well as a distracting contact mark across the eagle's lower breast. Despite this shortcoming, this is an attractive representation of this popular early design. (NGC ID# 236C, PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
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