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    Important 1798 Small 8 Dime, JR-3, VG10

    1798 10C Small 8 VG10 PCGS. JR-3, R.5. The Small 8 dime is an important variety in the early series. In fact all 1798 dimes are important, as just four die varieties are known and all four have distinct listings in the Guide Book. Early varieties that are individually listed in that reference are in extreme demand from die variety specialists as well as "Redbook Collectors," who desire to own coins listed therein. This piece is quite well circulated but it has wonderful deep gray and gold surfaces with few blemishes other than those expected for its grade.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 236E, PCGS# 4467)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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