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    Pleasing 1798/97 16 Reverse Stars Dime, XF40 PCGS

    1798/97 10C 16 Stars on Reverse XF40 PCGS. JR-1, R.3. JR-1 is the only 1798 dime variety with sixteen reverse stars, and hence ranks as one of the most easily identified varieties in the Draped Bust series. An obvious overdate, the 8 in the date is too small to fully cover the downstroke of the 7. This XF example displays pleasing light gray and mauve patina, and exhibits nice detail. The design elements are relatively well centered on the planchet. A few minute marks scattered about are not in the least bothersome. Population: 2 in 40, 26 finer (10/05).(#4468) (Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 236F, PCGS# 4468)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    November, 2005
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