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Lot 1818

1870 Pattern Dime. Silver, reeded edge. Judd-843. Pollock-942. High rarity-5. PCGS graded Proof 64. Lighter silver in color, with hints of colorful hues starting to form around the periphery. This one has been lightly wiped with a cloth, and some hairlines are present, accounting for the grade. There are a couple of lint marks located near the center of the reverse. Liberty has a plain hair ribbon, and a simple diadem on her head, and the familiar cotton, wheat and corn wreath makes up the reverse. The reverse die is rotated about 10 degrees counter clockwise as usual. As to rarity, PCGS has graded a total of 23 examples, this is one of 11 graded as PR-64, with 6 graded higher (PCGS # 61087) .
Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,400.
From the Benson collection and purchased from Hollinbeck Stamp & Coin Company's auction of July 8, 1945 as lot 1353 for $11.

Realized $1,438

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