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    1798/7 JR-1 Dime, AU55
    16 Reverse Stars

    1798/97 10C 16 Stars on Reverse AU55 NGC. JR-1, R.3. The overdate with 16 stars on the reverse suggests that both dies were engraved in 1797, since the dimes of that previous year exist with either 16 or 13 stars on the obverse. The possibility of a Heraldic Eagle reverse engraved in 1797 would force a revision to numismatic research. This impressive Choice AU specimen has nearly full luster beneath a lovely display of rainbow toning. Trivial grade-limiting marks appear on each side.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 236F, PCGS# 4468)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    February, 2012
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