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    Challenging AU 1803 Dime, JR-3

    1803 10C AU50 PCGS. JR-3, R.4. Dark gunmetal and olive-gray surfaces with glimpses of lighter silver-gray on the reverse. The richness of the toning tends to mute the underlying luster. The reverse appears slightly buckled near the right shield border. This is a fascinating late die state of this variety. An arcing die crack extends from the rim through the 3 and Liberty to the fourth star. A heavier die crack splits the 0 of the date and curls around to the first star, and this die section has sunk, forming a retained cud. A third die crack splits the retained cud from the rim to Liberty's lowest curl. On the reverse, there is a die crack through the T of UNITED to the eagle's wing, just missing the lower point of the ribbon. Boldly clashed between the chin and cleavage. Population: 3 in 50, 7 finer (8/08).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 236L, PCGS# 4473)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
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