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    1872 Indian Octagonal Half, MS66+ Prooflike
    BG-939, Sole Finest Prooflike

    1872 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-939, Low R.5, MS66+ Prooflike NGC. The "handwritten date" with "fancy 2" in the denomination with no leaf tip immediately below the R in DOLLAR help identify this Breen-Gillio variety. The surfaces show glittering luster with a gold-on-black contrast effect, extremely attractive. Although NGC has certified one each in MS66 and MS67 (non-Prooflike), this MS66+ Prooflike is the sole finest, backed up three in MS65 Prooflike NGC )12/15). The Jay Roe Collection example of this scarce variety was only MS64 PCGS, but even at that it was the plate coin for the second edition of Breen-Gillio. (NGC ID# 2BX7, PCGS# 710797)

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