Click to enlargeJ281/P332

Although listed as a die trial, struck in silver, in the reference books for years, this is actually a mint error struck on a dime planchet from business strike dies.

Only 3 are known including the illustrated piece formerly in the Harry W. Bass Jr. Research Foundation, a second still remaining in the Harry W. Bass Jr. Research Foundation and the third ex RARCOA's Boosel and 73 FUN sales.

Photo courtesy of Heritage.