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    1900 10C Dime PR 68 NGC. Although readily available through the gem grade tier, breathtaking examples of this issue are in a class all their own. With placid, watery fields and suitably frosted devices, this specimen is temptingly close to technical perfection. The obverse carries mottled charcoal-gray and milky-white patina that does not inhibit the underlying proof qualities. The reverse, on the contrary, exhibits a bounty of vivid colors that includes purple, pink, blue, gold, and orange. With this combination of originality and numismatic superiority, it is little wonder that this piece is one of only 4 specimens to receive a PR 68 designation from NGC. While PCGS reports another PR 68 example, neither service has certified any pieces finer (6/99). (NGC ID# 23XE, PCGS# 7440)

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

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
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