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1796 DIME - 
JR-2

Rarity: Very Scarce

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1796 JR-1

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Significant examples:
Nearly Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 479, "John Reich 2 (Dies 2-B), Rarity-4", plated, unsold   Possibly tied for Third Finest Known, Ex John Whitney Collection; earlier, from Paramount's session of Auction '87, July 1987, lot 52"

Recent appearances:
PCGS EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 135, illustrated, sold for $4,830.00

Net G-4.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 573, "JR-2", sold for $862.50

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Early United Dimes 1796-1837" by David J. Davis et al.