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    Uncirculated 1798/7 16 Stars Dime

    1798/97 16 Stars on Reverse MS 61 NGC. JR-1, R.3. From the same reverse die as the elusive 1797 quarter eagle. Fully lustrous with tinges of golden color in the peripheral areas. There is some weakness in Liberty's central curls and on the eagle's breast just above the shield, but lacking the granular finish often seen on this die pairing. One of a dozen or so mint state pieces extant. (NGC ID# 236F, PCGS# 4468)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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