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    1938 Mercury Dime, PR68
    None Numerically Finer

    1938 10C PR68 PCGS. In 1938 the interest in the new Jefferson nickel boosted the mintage of that issue to nearly 20,000 proofs, but the 1938 Mercury dime saw a modest production, based on Mint orders received, of 8,728 pieces. This marvelous Superb Gem offers a touch of streaky powder-gray and amber patina on the obverse, with a satiny silver-gray background. The reverse has a bit less color from the same palette, while adding a dab of charcoal. Despite small hints of color, silver-gray predominates. This piece is one of only six certified in this grade at PCGS, with one in 68+ and none finer (4/13).
    Ex: Boston Signature (Heritage, 8/2010), lot 4570.
    From The MKJ Collection, Part II.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 27DJ, PCGS# 5073)


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