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    1950 Dime, PR68 Ultra Cameo
    One of the Finest-Known Examples

    1950 10C PR68 Ultra Cameo NGC. As the first year of the newly restarted 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). Census: 4 in 68 Ultra Cameo, 0 finer (3/14).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 27EJ, PCGS# 95225)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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