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    Tied For Finest Certified MS66 ★ 1863 dime

    1863 10C MS66 ★ NGC. Only 14,000 business strikes were made of the 1863 dime, which is relatively rare in all grades. PCGS and NGC combined have certified fewer than 75 examples, only about a dozen of which grade MS66 and above. NGC has assigned the Star designation to just two Premium Gems, and no higher-graded pieces. The untoned surfaces of the specimen offered here displays partially prooflike fields, as is typical for high-grade specimens of this issue. A sharp strike is noted on the design elements, except for weakness in some of the kernels of the upper left (facing) wreath and on the bowknot. A few minor, unobtrusive ticks on Liberty's cheek and in the left (facing) obverse field are mentioned for accuracy.(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 239K, PCGS# 4637)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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