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    1853 BG-302 Gold 50 Cents, MS62
    Famous 'Peacock' Reverse

    1853 50C Peacock Reverse 50 Cents, BG-302, Low R.4, MS62 NGC. Rays surrounding the eagle's head resemble peacock feathers, giving this variety its unusual name. These pieces, made by Frontier, Deviercy & Co. during the gold rush period, are often found in circulated grades as they actually saw use in commerce. Mint State pieces are in great demand. This example has greenish-gold surfaces and satin luster with excellent eye appeal. Census: 5 in 62, 9 finer (5/17). (NGC ID# 2BJ7, PCGS# 10422)

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