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    1838 Seated Liberty Dime, MS66+
    F-108a, Partial Drapery

    1838 10C Partial Drapery, F-108a, R.4, MS66+ PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A Top 100 Fortin Variety. Gerry Fortin notes that the "partial drapery" of this variety is from die clashing, not actual die engraving. While most known examples show corresponding clash marks on the reverse, this piece is an exception to that rule. Of the 60 Partial Drapery coins listed by PCGS, the Simpson piece is the sole second finest. There are three other MS66 coins that are not Plus graded, and only one MS67 piece is finer (4/20). This example is well-struck, showing exceptional preservation of the sea-green and rose-gold surfaces. Luster abounds, and eye appeal is outstanding. Population: 4 in 66 (1 in 66+), 1 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 237W, PCGS# 4570)

    Weight: 2.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

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

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