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    Elusive 1804 JR-1 13 Stars Dime, VF Details

    1804 10C 13 Stars on Reverse--Improperly Cleaned--NCS. VF Details. JR-1, R.5. The 1804 dimes are the rarest of all early dime issues. Two varieties are known, with either 13 stars or 14 stars on the reverse. Similar varieties exist for 1804 quarter eagles, and the same reverse dies were used to produce both denominations. From 1797 to 1807, there were seven different cross-over or duo-denomination dies that were utilized for dimes and quarter eagles.
    Rather unusual pewter-gray color results from improper cleaning of some sort on this piece. The surfaces are rather dull and somewhat rough. Peripheral gold patina follows the borders on both sides. (Registry values: P8) (NGC ID# 236N, PCGS# 4474)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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