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    Jay Roe's Prooflike MS64 BG-1120
    1872 Indian Octagonal Dollar

    1872 $1 Indian Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-1120, Low R.5, MS64 PCGS. Ex: Jay Roe. The intricately struck devices are frosty, and contrast with the decidedly prooflike fields. The upper obverse has a couple of tiny retained laminations, as made. Struck from widely rotated dies. Jay Roe is the most famous specialist of the fractional gold series. The plate coin for the variety in the second edition of Breen-Gillio. Population: 12 in 64, 1 finer (4/07).
    Ex: Jay Roe Collection (Bowers and Merena, 9/2003), lot 567; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 5/2007), lot 3068, which realized $3,450. (NGC ID# 2C3M, PCGS# 10931)


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