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Proof coins were not widely available before the end of the 1850s, so any attempt to build a set requiring early proofs is going to be on the difficult side. And so it is with the dime set, which requires a proof strike of the No Drapery design of 1839-1840. The catch here of course is that the total PCGS population for this type in proof stands at three coins. Not far behind is the large size Capped Bust design, with a total PCGS proof population of only 7 coins. And some duplication is possible. While few of the coins after 1858 or so will be tough, the trouble here is almost half the coins in this set are pre-1858. Best of luck.
Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.
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