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    Choice 1853 Octagonal Dollar BG-518

    1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-518, R.5, MS64 NGC. A satiny yellow-gold near-Gem with mark-free surfaces. The left obverse field is slightly wavy, as made. 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. The single finest among only three pieces certified as BG-518 by NGC (7/07). (NGC ID# 2BLG, PCGS# 10495)

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