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    1798/97 16 Star Reverse Dime, JR-1, MS64
    Deeply Toned and Still Lustrous

    1798/97 10C 16 Stars on Reverse MS64 NGC. JR-1, R.3. The JR-1 1798/97 16 Stars reverse is among the most frequently seen of the four varieties known for the year, and a few high-grade survivors are known, up to the MS66 level or so. The die marriage is obvious due to the prominent small 8 over large 7 overdate, paired with the 16 Stars reverse. Four such reverses were prepared, but the other three were used with 1796 quarter eagles (two for the 1796 No Stars, one for the 1796 With Stars). This splendid and still-lustrous near-Gem displays deep violet interiors ceding to aqua near the rims on each side, and the few signs of contact are undistracting. Census: 2 in 64, 10 finer (6/12).(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 236F, PCGS# 4468)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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