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    1798 Dime, MS61
    JR-4 Large 8, Five Berries

    1798 10C Large 8, JR-4, R.3, MS61 NGC. The common Normal Date or Large 8 variety, with five berries in the branch on the reverse. This impressive Mint State specimen shows lustrous, light-silver splashes among intermingled gold, russet, and steel-blue toning, creating a stunning display. The JR-4 is noted for its flat-top 1, small 7, and larger 8 versus other varieties, but it is the outsized 9 that dwarfs the other digits in the date. Census (Normal Date varieties): 4 in 61, 21 finer (5/16).
    Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2013), lot 3921. (NGC ID# 236E, Variety PCGS# 38753, Base PCGS# 4466)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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