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    BG-504 1854 Octagonal Dollar AU53
    Popular 'Humbert Fifty' Motif Reverse

    1854 $1 Large Eagle Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-504, Low R.5, AU53 PCGS. The popular Period One type with the eagle, shield, and ribbon reverse, a design based upon the Humbert fifty dollar 'slugs' that dominated West Coast commerce in 1854. Splashes of orange and lime-green ensure the eye appeal of this well defined and generally lustrous example. Housed in an old green label holder.
    Ex: Baltimore ANA Signature (Heritage, 7/1993), lot 7638.
    From The Hamous Collection of California Gold. (NGC ID# 2BKZ, PCGS# 10481)


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