1895 10C MS (PCGS# 4806)

The June 2010 Baltimore Auction

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    Bowers & Merena
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Lot Description
1895 Barber Dime. MS-65 (PCGS). Produced to the extent of just 690,000 pieces, professional numismatist Jeff Ambio defines the 1895 as the rarest Philadelphia Mint Barber Dime in Mint State (<em>Collecting & Investing Strategies for Barber Dimes</em>, 2009). This piece displays a pattern of toning that we have noted for many <em>proof </em>Barber Dimes, the reverse with a veil of charcoal-lavender patina and the obverse brilliant apart from blushes of lighter toning at the rim. A fully struck, softly frosted Gem with a lovely appearance.
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