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    1868 Postage Currency Ten Cents
    Judd-644, Copper-Nickel, PR64
    Ex: Garrett-Cassel

    1868 10C Ten Cents, Judd-644, Pollock-716, Cassel-18, Low R.7, PR64 PCGS. CAC. 30.70 grains. Ex: Garrett. A Postage Currency related pattern, dated 1868. The obverse has a central shield with diagonal arrows behind, EXCHANGED FOR above and U.S. NOTES below. The reverse is a variant of the adopted design with the central wreath surrounding ONE DIME, a six-pointed star above and the date below. Struck in copper-nickel with a reeded edge. The metallic composition of this piece is listed as 75% copper and 25% nickel. This series of patterns have less advanced die cracks than their 1863 counterparts. Occasional striking softness and areas of die rust and die cracks can be seen with a loupe. Pale rose toning covers otherwise brilliant surfaces.
    Ex: John Work Garrett Collection (Stack's, 3/1976), lot 602; Auction '82 (Paramount's session, 8/1982), lot 1814; Charmont Sale (Steve Ivy, 8/1983), lot 4586; Milton R. Friedberg Collection (C.A.A., 1/1997), lot 1128; David Cassel Collection / ANA Signature (Heritage, 8/2015), lot 5953.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29NX, PCGS# 60862)


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