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    1798 10C Large 8, JR-4, R.3, VF30 NGC. The 7 is small, the 8 is large, and the 1 shows a flat top with complete serifs at the base to confirm the JR-4 Large 8 variety. The reverse die features 5 berries, also diagnostic for the JR-4 dime. Struck from a double denomination die pair, since the 1798 BD-2 quarter eagles employed the reverse die before it was used to strike the dimes. This VF example shows scattered marks but pleasing definition on the devices and attractive, reddish-brown toning. Census (Large 8 variety): 2 in 30, 32 finer (3/16). (NGC ID# 236E, Variety PCGS# 38753, Base PCGS# 4466)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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