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    Rare BG-525 1853 Octagonal Dollar
    Single Finest Certified by PCGS

    1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-525, High R.6, MS63 PCGS. The single finest PCGS-certified example of this rare Period One octagonal dollar variety. A series of spindly die cracks from the bust perhaps caused the early retirement of the die pairing. The second edition of Breen-Gillio states, "usually in low grades, a sign of circulation." Untoned and moderately prooflike with smooth surfaces. Population: 1 in 63, 0 finer (5/08). (NGC ID# 2BLP, PCGS# 10502)

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    June, 2008
    26th-29th Thursday-Sunday
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