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    1854 Liberty Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-306, R.4, MS66 Prooflike NGC. The dazzling, flashy fields are unblemished, and the strike is consistent throughout. Lower relief portions of Liberty's hair are absent, as made from a lapped die. The initials FD represent Frontier, Deviercy & Co., a Period One maker best known for the popular Peacock reverses. BG-306 instead uses a beaded circle and two small stars to demonstrate the reverse design. Census: 2 in 66 Prooflike, 0 finer (1/08). (NGC ID# 2BJD, PCGS# 710426)

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    February, 2008
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