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    1865 50C Liberty Round 50 Cents, BG-1005, Low R.5, MS65 Prooflike NGC. As of (11/15), NGC has certified a total of 15 BG-1005 half dollars, with the present piece as the single finest. It is a butter-gold example with undisturbed and nicely mirrored surfaces. The reverse exhibits a few "ghost" elements from the portrait. Apparently, all survivors of this scarce variety exhibit a straight die crack through the star pair above the portrait. The sole 1865-dated round half dollar Breen-Gillio variety.
    From The Elbert Henry Gary Collection. (NGC ID# 2BYE, PCGS# 710834)


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