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    1853 Liberty Octagonal Dollar, MS 64 Prooflike
    Scarce BG-505 Variety

    1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-505, R.4, MS64 Prooflike NGC. This 1853 Liberty Octagonal dollar was produced by Frontier, Deviercy & Co. using a small head punch, similar to the punch used on their half dollar pieces. The present coin has glittering prooflike fields, and the central devices are well struck, but the peripheral legend and denomination are weak on the reverse. Census: 2 in 64 Prooflike, 1 finer (9/10). (NGC ID# 2BL2, PCGS# 710482)

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    October, 2010
    28th-31st Thursday-Sunday
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