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    Very Rare 1863 Octagonal Quarter, BG-733
    MS62, Tied for Finest Certified

    1863 25C Liberty Octagonal 25 Cents, BG-733, High R.7, MS62 PCGS. Extremely rare. The second edition of Breen-Gillio enumerates only five known survivors, one of which permanently reposes in the Smithsonian. A prooflike example with a few faint obverse field marks and an ascending lintmark above the DO in DOLLAR. In a green label holder. Population: 3 in 62, 0 finer (7/08).
    Ex: Grafton Collection (Kurt Krueger, 5/1980), lot 434; Jay Roe; Lee Collection (9/1988), lot 145; Mike Brownlee; Texas Collection (Bowers and Merena, 1/1992), lot 4043; Detroit ANA Signature (Heritage, 7/1994), lot 8031; Superior, 5/1995, lot 3952.

    From The Hamous Collection of California Gold. (NGC ID# 2BNF, PCGS# 10560)


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