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    Extremely Rare MS65 BG-720
    1871 Liberty Octagonal Quarter

    1871 25C Liberty Octagonal 25 Cents, BG-720, R.7, MS65 PCGS. The extremely rare BG-720 variety is notable for its oversized head of Liberty and fragmented stars, which were partly lapped away during the obverse die preparation. The reverse is the same as that used on BG-717 before rusting. This brightly lustrous Gem with pale green-gold color is among the better-preserved survivors, tied for finest at PCGS (10/11). (NGC ID# 2BMZ, PCGS# 10547)

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    December, 2011
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
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