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Item 141 - Gus Grissom Catalog 396 (Nov 2012)

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Desirable flown 1961 Roosevelt dime, carried on board Gus Grissom’s Mercury Liberty Bell 7 flight. Dime is housed in a silver bezel with a dime-sized sterling disc attached that reads “Liberty Bell 7,” on one side and “21 July 1961,” on the reverse. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Betty Grissom stating “I, Betty Grissom, hereby state that …Virgil Grissom’s ‘Liberty Bell’ dime…is authentic.” In fine condition. Grissom carried just 100 of these dimes with him on his mission. Provenance: Odyssey Auctions, 1994. RRAuction COA.

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