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    The Single Finest Certified 1939 Mercury Dime, Ex: Bassano

    1939 10C MS 68 Full Bands PCGS. The ultimate representative of this P-mint delivery, this coin is the very essence of perfection for a Mercury dime. In addition to its stellar level of preservation, this coin's full strike and crystal clear devices are uncommon for the issue. Untoned and lustrous, this is the finest 1939 dime known to both NGC and PCGS (5/00).
    From the Louis Bassano Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23JR, PCGS# 5017)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

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

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    August, 2000
    6th-7th Sunday-Monday
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