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    Elusive 1853 Gold 50 Cent, BG-302, MS64 Prooflike
    Peacock Reverse Design

    1853 50C Peacock Reverse 50 Cents, BG-302, Low R.4, MS64 Prooflike NGC. The bright yellow-gold surfaces of this near-Gem display occasional whispers of apricot, especially on the obverse. The central devices are well struck, and are highlighted against the reflective prooflike fields. A few minor handling marks are visible over each side. NGC has certified 16 submissions of this variety but the present piece is the only one with a Prooflike designation. (NGC ID# 2BJ7, PCGS# 710422)

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    March, 2009
    28th-31st Saturday-Tuesday
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