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    Scarce 1853 Liberty Octagonal Gold Dollar, BG-518, R.5, MS63

    1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-518, R.5, MS63 PCGS. This is a nicely preserved example with a somewhat wavy planchet and some weakness noted on the rightside peripheral devices. No obvious post-striking defects are observed. The DERI legend on the reverse exergue refers to M. Deriberpie, listed with the occupation 'engraver' in James M. Parker's 1852-53 San Francisco directory. Population: 4 in 63, 2 finer (8/07). (NGC ID# 2BLG, PCGS# 10495)

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    November, 2007
    6th-7th Tuesday-Wednesday
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