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    1866 50C Liberty Round 50 Cents, BG-1017, R.6, MS61 Prooflike NGC. A gleaming and flashy yellow-gold example of this exceedingly elusive issue, well struck on the obverse with the diagnostic central weakness and heavy upper die cracks on the reverse. Wispy obverse abrasions account for the grade. Apparently the first example of the issue certified by NGC, as the most recent (10/07) Census Report lists no examples of the BG-1017. (NGC ID# 26PX, PCGS# 710846)

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    November, 2007
    6th-7th Tuesday-Wednesday
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