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    1868 Indian Octagonal Quarter
    BG-799T, MS66 Prooflike, Sole Finest

    1868 25C Indian Octagonal 25 Cents, BG-799T, High R.5, MS66 Prooflike NGC. The BG-799T is one of a long series of octagonal quarters by Christopher Ferdinand Mohrig. This deep orange-gold piece offers superb eye appeal. Earlier auction appearances of this variety at Heritage showed only two MS65 Prooflike NGC pieces as the finest, then three in MS65 Prooflike, and now there are four in MS65 Prooflike, but this piece is the sole finest example (2/13). The Jay Roe Collection example (Bowers and Merena, 9/2003), lot 267, was an MS64 PCGS piece. (NGC ID# 2BS9, PCGS# 710646)

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    March, 2013
    21st-24th Thursday-Sunday
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