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    Deeply Toned MS 65 1798/7 Dime

    1798/97 16 Stars on Reverse MS 65 NGC. JR-1, R.3. An amazing high grade example of the 16 Stars variety. Each side is attractive and originally toned with the golden-gray surfaces having taken on a light overlay of rose and showing an occasional wide swath of cobalt-blue (mostly concentrated around the margins). The striking details are generally quite strong with occasional softness noted on the stars on the left side of the obverse and again in the center of the reverse. Excellent mint luster overall and defect-free except for several shallow adjustment marks at the top of the obverse and faint die clash marks in the fields. Population: 2 in 65, only 1 finer (8/98). (NGC ID# 236F, PCGS# 4468)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    January, 1999
    6th-8th Wednesday-Friday
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