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Allen Rowe: Carson City $10 gold coin a true rarity

In terms of rare coins, mintage is important in determining rarity. Many coins that are considered rare or scarce have mintages that can be considered small. The key date of the Morgan dollar series, the 1893-S, has a mintage of 100,000. The 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent, arguably the most famous rare coin, has a mintage of 484,000. The key to the Mercury dime series has long been the 1916-D issue with a mintage of 264,000 coins. Our famously rare 1932-D and 1932-S quarters had mintages of 436,800 and 408,000 respectively. With all of that said, let me now turn your …

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