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    1868 Indian Head Octagonal Half, MS66
    BG-960A, The Finest Certified

    1868 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-960A, High R.6, MS66 NGC. The late die state variant of BG-960, showing CAL mostly polished away. Both varieties are rare, made by Christopher Ferdinand Mohrig of San Francisco. This is the sole Premium Gem certified and is the finer of just two examples seen by NGC in all grades. The strike is slightly soft in the centers, as usual. The surfaces are beautifully preserved with prooflike mirroring.
    From The Elbert Henry Gary Collection. (NGC ID# 2BXZ, PCGS# 10829)


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