1965 Martha Washington (1759) 10C Test Piece, Judd-2101

Head of Martha Washington to right, VIRGINIA arcs above, name low in right field, date below, reeded edge. Mount Vernon at reverse center, HOME OF THE WASHINGTON FAMILY around. Cupronickel and copper "sandwich" composition of 2.25 gm. One of just two such pieces encapsulated by NGC, as of (01/09). Produced in 1965 on so-called "Nonsense Dies" in order to test the new cupronickel copper metallic composition for U.S. dimes.

AU58 $5,462.50 (Feb 5, 2009 HA.com)

Martha Washington Dime Patterns
Source for information and pictures courtesy of  Heritage Coin Auctions
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