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    Lovely 1798 Small 8 Dime, XF40
    JR-3, R.5

    1798 10C Small 8 XF40 PCGS. JR-3, R.5. This rare Guide Book variety is attributed by the large 7 in the date, the missing left foot of the digit 1, and the four berries on the branch. Violet, lilac, and golden-orange patination adheres to remarkably clean surfaces. A small indentation at the outer point of star 8 identifies this particular specimen. Well centered design elements are nicely defined, including the eagle's breast feathers. Population: 1 in 40, 4 finer (8/07).(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 236E, PCGS# 4467)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 2007
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