1838 10C Partial Drapery, F-108a, R.4, MS66+ PCGS....Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1838 Seated Liberty Dime, MS66+
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).
F-108a, Partial Drapery
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 237W, PCGS# 4570)
Weight: 2.67 grams
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
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