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    Superb 1861 Dime
    Type Two Obverse / Type One Reverse

    1861 10C MS67 NGC. Type Two Obverse / Type One Reverse. Recognizable as a Type Two obverse by the six horizontal shield lines. The reverse lacks any trace of die rust around the denomination, a diagnostic of the Type Two reverse. The coin is exceptionally frosted and nearly flawless. The obverse is toned almost crimson on the lower half with deep blue on the top half. The reverse is brilliant except on the lower third which is cobalt-blue. An extraordinary Seated dime. Census: 2 in 67, 0 finer (12/08).(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 239F, PCGS# 4633)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    February, 2009
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