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    1902 10C Dime PR 68 NGC. Despite a respectable delivery (by early 20th century standards) of 777 pieces, this issue is quite scarce in grades above PR 65. At the vaunted superb gem grade of PR 68, however, this is the single finest specimen certified by either NGC or PCGS (6/99) and, quite possibly, the finest known. A peerless example, the obverse carries an even layer of apricot-gray patina with blushes of rose and blue highlights about the periphery around STATES OF AMERICA. The reverse exhibits an equally well distributed layer of charcoal patina with subtle green and blue undertones. Nicely frosted on the devices with deeply reflective fields, the surfaces of this jewel are simply flawless. An important condition rarity that is comfortably at home among the other gems of this proof set. (NGC ID# 23XE, PCGS# 7440)

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

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    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
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