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    1798 JR-3 Dime
    Small 8, Four Berries

    1798 10C Small 8 PCGS Genuine. JR-3, R.5. The PCGS number ending in .92 suggests Cleaning as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, this coin has the details of an AU specimen that has been tooled and whizzed. This is the rare 1798 Normal Date variety with a Small 8 and four berries in the branch. This piece is sharply detailed with gray-gold patina and iridescent overtones, the surfaces showing trivial evidence of surface alteration. The obverse has heavy adjustment marks(Registry values: P6, N6) (NGC ID# 236E, PCGS# 4467)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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