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1797 DIME -

Variety nickname: 16 Stars Obverse

PCGS No: 4462

Rarity: Very Scarce

The finest 1797 "16 Stars" Dime graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.  The finest 1797 "16 Stars" Dime graded by NGC is a single MS-67.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", September 22, 2002, Lot 188, illustrated, sold for $12,650.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

"Early United Dimes 1796-1837" by David J. Davis et al.