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    Elusive, Select Uncirculated 1807 Bust Dime

    1807 10C MS63 NGC. JR-1, R.2. Only one die marriage is known for this final year Draped Bust Dime. The 1807 is the final-year issue in the Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle series. It is also the most frequently encountered date, undoubtedly because the mintage was 165,000 pieces, an impressive number for the early years of the mint. This piece is typical for the issue as the stars on the left side of the obverse are weakly defined, having been struck from misaligned dies. Also, there are heavy die clash marks in the obverse fields and pronounced weakness around the reverse border. However, what is not typical about this coin is its condition. Thick mint frost covers both sides and is readily apparent beneath the rich overlay of gray-rose and sea-green toning that is seen in a variegated fashion over both sides.(#4480) (Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 236T, PCGS# 4480)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    February, 2005
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