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    1857 Seated Liberty Dime, MS65
    Only Two Finer Coins at PCGS

    1857 10C MS65 PCGS. CAC. The 1857 Seated Liberty dime claims a substantial mintage of 5.6 million pieces, and the coins circulated extensively at the time of issue. Few examples were saved by collectors, as coin collecting was just becoming popular in this country in 1857. Specimens in Gem condition are rare in today's market. This delightful Gem exhibits well-detailed design elements and vibrant mint luster on both sides. The well-preserved surfaces are mostly brilliant, with a few hints of golden-tan toning. Population: 17 in 65, 2 finer (10/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 238X, PCGS# 4614)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    Nov-Dec, 2012
    29th-2nd Thursday-Sunday
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