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JR-1 - 16 stars on obverse
JR-2 - 13 stars on obverse
The finest Uncirculated 1797 "16 Stars" Dime graded by PCGS is a
Uncirculated "13 Stars" Dime graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.
The finest 1797 Dime
graded by NGC is a single MS-67.
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial
Coins" by Walter Breen
"The PCGS Population
Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service
"The NGC Census
Report, April 2003" by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation
"Early United Dimes
1796-1837" by David J. Davis et al.