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    Rare MS61 1874 Octagonal Quarter, BG-775

    1874 25C Liberty Octagonal 25 Cents, BG-775, High R.6, MS61 PCGS. According to the second edition of Breen-Gillio, the network of slender die cracks seen on the reverse caused the makers to abandon this rare die marriage. "Ghosts" of the portrait and wreath are present on their opposite sides. A proof-like yellow-gold example with minor portrait marks and a couple of retained laminations near the date. Population: 2 in 61, 3 finer (4/07). (NGC ID# 2BPT, PCGS# 10602)

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    May-Jun, 2007
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