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    1803 Dime, AU53
    Very Scarce JR-4
    Advanced Die Cracks

    1803 10C JR-4, R.5, AU53 PCGS. Blended cream-gray and lavender toning embrace this satiny and well defined dime. No marks are remotely consequential. A very scarce variety known for a wide 03 in the date and a network of advanced die cracks on the reverse. The die break in the middle of the right (facing) wing adds further numismatic interest. Clashed along the border of the left wing, and near the A in STATES. Among the highest graded examples of JR-4. Ed Price, who assembled the finest collection by variety of Draped Bust dimes, owned an AU55 NGC, although the present piece appears to be its equal. (NGC ID# 236L, Variety PCGS# 38765, Base PCGS# 4473)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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