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    1798/97 10C 16 Stars on Reverse--Cleaned--ANACS. VF30 Details. JR-1, R.3. The entire coin has been cleaned and retoned to a dark silver shade, but the surfaces show some roughness from a harsher than average cleaning. There are a couple of raised specks on the reverse, and scattered hairlines. Reasonably sharp for this die pairing, with the overdate features clear and all devices crisp. A couple of scratches are found on the obverse, one in the left lower field, the other crossing Liberty's hair just above the ribbon. The JR reference on this series states: "Four 16 star long neck reverse dies were prepared; the other three were used for 1796 quarter eagles..." This particular reverse die was used on both dimes and quarter eagles, and is quite distinctive with the scrawny neck on the eagle.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 236F, PCGS# 4468)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    January, 2006
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