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    1870 'Goofy Head' Round Gold Dollar
    BG-1205, MS62 Deep Prooflike

    1870 $1 Goofy Head Round 1 Dollar, BG-1205, High R.4, MS62 Deep Prooflike NGC. The so-called "Goofy Head" round gold dollar of 1870, a scarce Period Two issue by an unknown maker. Per the Breen-Gillio reference, BG-1205 was struck on gold-plated silver. This piece is well-defined on the interior motifs but slightly weak around the peripheries, as usual. Deep coppery-gold border hues cede to mirrored yellow-gold in the centers. This is the sole Deep Prooflike example certified by either service (11/15). (NGC ID# 2C44, PCGS# 710950)

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