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    1805 4 Berries, JR-2, MS61
    Attractively Toned and Well-Preserved

    1805 10C 4 Berries, JR-2, R.2, MS61 NGC. This is easily the more common of two known die varieties for the 1805 Draped Bust dime; featuring four and five berries on the reverse, respectively. This example displays uncommon technical quality and eye appeal, however, with well-struck central design motifs and rich, variegated toning. Clash marks are noticeable on the obverse, where the peripheral stars and the I in LIBERTY are softly defined. The reverse shows a few areas of weakness, including the eagle's talons and tailfeathers, but both sides are well-preserved and free of any mentionable distractions. (NGC ID# 236S, Variety PCGS# 38769, Base PCGS# 4477)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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