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    Silver 1879 Morgan Dime, PR62
    Judd-1588, Obverse Cameo Contrast

    1879 10C Morgan Ten Cents, Judd-1588, Pollock-1781, High R.6, PR62 PCGS. An example of the popular "Morgan dime" pattern. The obverse features the portrait of Liberty as used on the Morgan dollar, surrounded by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, with the date below the bust. The reverse has ONE DIME at the center, encircled by a wreath composed of six bunches of four laurel leaves on each branch. The second U in PLURIBUS is repunched. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. The present fully struck specimen has untoned centers and aquamarine and golden-brown margins. The portrait is frosty and exhibits blatant contrast with the glassy obverse field. Faint hairlines near the denomination determine the grade. Certified in a first generation holder. (NGC ID# 2AGE, PCGS# 61965)

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

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    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-Sunday
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