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MS66 1861 Two and a Half
Type Two Reverse

1861 $2 1/2 New Reverse, Type Two MS66 NGC. An outstanding example of this Civil War issue. The strike is needle-sharp, and the lime-green and butter-gold surfaces are unperturbed and highly lustrous. One small area of the field near the beak retains the planchet texture, as made. Plentiful in typical Mint State but very rare in the present exemplary quality. Census: 5 in 66, 0 finer (11/12).
Ex: St. Louis Central States Signature (Heritage, 5/2005), lot 8466, which realized $6,325.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JX, PCGS# 7794)

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Auction Dates
January, 2013
9th-14th
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