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    1950 Dime, PR68 Ultra Cameo
    Finest Certified, Plate Coin in Tomaska's Reference

    1950 10C PR68 Ultra Cameo NGC. As the first year of the newly started proofs, the 1950 is predictably a rare coin, especially with Ultra Cameo contrast. The PR68 designation makes it even more significant and makes this quite the purchase for a Registry Set collector. The field-device contrast could not be more profound. Each side is brilliant, the only exception being a faint streak of planchet granularity on the upper left of the reverse, a trait that identifies this as the plate coin on page 48 of Rick Tomaska's Cameo and Brilliant Proof Coinage of the 1950 to 1970 Era (1991).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 27EJ, PCGS# 95225)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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