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    1798/97 13 Stars on Reverse Fine 12 NGC. JR-2, R.6. The scarcest variety of the year, this is a very distinctive overdate with the 8 small and punched over a plain 7 underdigit. Evenly worn over both sides, the light gray fields are accented by pale pinkish tinged patina on the devices. Heavily die clashed on the obverse with a few small marks on the reverse. Only an estimated 5% of all 1798 dimes are of this variety. (NGC ID# 236G, PCGS# 4469)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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