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    1871 Octagonal Liberty Quarter, MS65
    Very Rare BG-720

    1871 25C Liberty Octagonal 25 Cents, BG-720, R.7, MS65 NGC. A "Scarface" variety with three intersecting die cracks on the portrait. A splendid apricot-gold Gem whose smooth, flashy fields and even strike ensure excellent eye appeal. Frontier & Co. struck nine different 1871-date varieties but only BG-714 and BG-717 are close to common. NGC has yet to certify any examples of BG-720 as Prooflike or Deep Prooflike. Census: 4 in 65, 1 finer (1/15). (NGC ID# 2BMZ, PCGS# 10547)

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