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    1797 16 Stars JR-1 Dime, AU50
    Few Marks, Ample Luster

    1797 10C 16 Stars, JR-1, R.4, AU50 PCGS. Light gunmetal-gray toning adorns the smooth and briefly circulated surfaces of this early dime. The eagle's breast displays minor wear, though luster is prominent throughout the wings and curls. As is customary for JR-1, a retained horizontal die break affects the lower obverse above the date. Several stars are clearly repunched. A curly lintmark (as made) east of the date provides an identifier. Just two die marriages bear 1797 dates, the 16 Stars JR-1 and the 13 Stars JR-2. Both are elusive, and harder to locate than a first-year 1796 dime.
    From The Gibney Family Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 236C, Variety PCGS# 38748, Base PCGS# 4462)

    Weight: 2.70 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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