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    1798 Small 8 Dime, VG10
    Rare JR-3 Die Pair

    1798 10C Small 8, JR-3, R.5, VG10 PCGS. This is a rare die pair with a small, left-leaning 8 in the date. Zack, Scuderi, and Sherrill write "at least 30 examples known, about six of which are in MS." The date and other legends are readable, while Liberty and the eagle retain distinct outlines. This is a well-circulated and problem-free example that should appeal to advanced specialists. Population: 5 in 10, 17 finer (4/18). (NGC ID# 236E, Variety PCGS# 38752, Base PCGS# 4467)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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