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    1798/97 10C 13 Stars on Reverse--Scratched--ANACS Net Good 4. JR-2, R.6. Since only 5% of extant 1798 Dimes are of this variety (per the John Reich Collectors Society, 1984), it is little wonder that JR-2 is the rarest die marriage of the year. The present example retains bold definition on the 7 underdigit and otherwise even wear that becomes a bit more extensive toward the lower left obverse and left reverse borders. Olive-gray toning yields to lilac-gray hues in the centers. There are several moderate scratches over and around Liberty's portrait. An important bidding opportunity for the early Dime specialist, nonetheless.
    From the Dr. Richard Tavernetti Collection. (NGC ID# 236G, PCGS# 4469)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    May, 2003
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