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    1872 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-939, Low R.5, MS66+ Prooflike NGC. A Christopher Mohrig variety with a somewhat unusual appearance, since the date was hand-engraved on the obverse die, and the reverse exhibits a fancy 2 as the denominator. A flashy and well struck apricot-gold Premium Gem. As of (1/17), the present piece is single-finest among five examples certified as Prooflike by NGC. NGC has certified only one piece as Deep Prooflike, at the MS64 level. (NGC ID# 2BX7, PCGS# 710797)

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    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
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