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    Difficult 1801 Dime, AU 50

    1801 AU 50. JR-2, R.5. The scarcer of the two die varieties for this difficult date, most often seen well worn and with various defects. This lightly circulated example is a rare and happy exception. Traces of luster are found over both sides with silver-gray toning forming about the devices. Scattered rust pits in the fields are diagnostic to all known specimens, in addition to a noticeable die crack on the right side of the reverse. (NGC ID# 236J, PCGS# 4471)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
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