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    1871 Octagonal Liberty Half Dollar
    BG-912, MS67 Prooflike

    1871 50C Liberty Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-912, R.3, MS67 Prooflike NGC. Die State II, rim cud from 6 to 7 o'clock on the reverse. An available Period Two half dollar by Frontier & Co. Gleaming prooflike fields deliver modest cameo contrast through bright yellow-gold coloration, while the central devices exhibit a pleasing strike. The availability of BG-912 declines sharply above MS64, and this Prooflike Superb Gem is the sole finest certified (1/16). (NGC ID# 2BW8, PCGS# 710770)

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