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    1854 Octagonal Liberty Head Gold Dollar
    Rare BG-507, MS64
    The Only Example Certified by NGC

    1854 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-507, High R.6, MS64 NGC. This piece is of a rare variety of the octagonal gold dollar produced by Frontier, Deviercy & Co. in 1854. The inscription FD at 6 o'clock on the reverse easily identifies the maker. Pierre Frontier and Eugene Deviercy were later arrivers in San Francisco, beginning production as late as mid-1853. This coin is lacking slightly in striking sharpness on portions of the borders and on the date, as is typical. The highly reflective fields complement medium green-gold color. This piece ranks as the only example of this variety certified by NGC (9/14). (NGC ID# 2BL4, PCGS# 10484)

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