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    1854 Octagonal Gold Dollar, MS61
    BG-504, Frontier and Deviercy

    1854 $1 Large Eagle Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-504, Low R.5, MS61 NGC. Die State II, with a crack from the left reverse star to the rim. BG-504 shows the tip of the bust below the star. According to the 1983 Breen-Gillio reference, Hodges' Gold and Silver Coin Chart Manual, issued circa 1858, valued the 1854 Frontier and Deviercy octagonal gold dollar (BG-504, as here), at 98 cents. This prooflike Period One fractional gold piece is well-defined with orange and green-gold coloration. Lightly marked. Census: 2 in 61, 3 finer (11/15).
    From The Elbert Henry Gary Collection. (NGC ID# 2BKZ, PCGS# 10481)


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