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    1853 Octagonal Liberty Dollar, MS61
    BG-522, Rare Deriberpie Variety

    1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-522, High R.6, MS61 NGC. M. Deriberpie was a Gold Rush engraver in San Francisco, active between 1853 and 1854. During this time he was productive, but a majority of his varieties are rare to very rare. BG-522 has a wide 53 in the date and faint radial die cracks to each of the two hairbun folds. The wheat-gold surfaces are unmarked and the portrait exhibits full detail. A tiny lamination (as made) reaches the R in DERI. The finer of only two examples of BG-522 certified by NGC. Census: 1 in 61, 0 finer (9/14). (NGC ID# 2BLL, PCGS# 10499)

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