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    1853 50C Liberty Round 50 Cents, BG-415, Low R.5, MS64 NGC. State II. This is a well-preserved, sharply struck example of one of the scarcer round fifty cent pieces produced by M. Deriberpie in 1853. Deriberpie struck fractional gold pieces in that city only for a limited period between the fall of 1852 and January 1854. This coin is well-struck for the variety, with moderately reflective fields and medium green-gold color. Light clash marks are noted on the reverse, as is diagnostic of the later die state. This piece is the sole finest BG-415 example certified by NGC (9/14). (NGC ID# 2BK3, PCGS# 10451)

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