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    1870 Liberty Octagonal Half, BG-921
    MS66 Deep Prooflike
    Single Finest Certified

    1870 50C Liberty Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-921, Low R.5, MS66 Deep Prooflike NGC. A challenging Robert B. Gray that lacks CAL and asserts the value as HALF DOLLAR. As of (9/21), PCGS has yet to certify any examples as either Prooflike or Deep Mirror Prooflike. PCGS has not graded any above MS63, and in fact has certified 19 pieces in AU50 through AU58. At NGC, only the present example is certified Deep Prooflike, and only the present lot is graded above the MS64 level. Thus, this Premium Gem is the single finest certified. The strike is bold by BG-921 standards, with Liberty's neck and the 18 in the date well defined. The cameo contrast is imposing, as is the eye appeal.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2BWK, PCGS# 710779)


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    October, 2021
    20th Wednesday
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