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    Rare 1853 California Octagonal Gold Dollar, BG-523, MS62

    1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-523, R.5, MS62 NGC. A solid strike with excellent hair detail, and full reverse lettering. The obverse fields show some mottled russet toning, of the sort one expects to find on silver coinage. The fields are relatively unmarked. Specialists will want to carefully examine this specimen, as it looks far better than the grade would indicate. This is the finest BG-523 we have had the opportunity to offer. Set in a round NGC holder, the coin is actually octagonal in spite of its initial appearance. (NGC ID# 2BLM, PCGS# 10500)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    September, 2006
    13th-16th Wednesday-Saturday
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