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    Rare BG-1111 1875 Octagonal Dollar

    1875 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-1111, High R.7, MS62 PCGS. This late date Period Two octagonal dollar has moderately reflective lemon-gold fields. The centers are somewhat blunt, as also seen on the Jay Roe plate coin. The Second Edition (2003) of the standard Breen-Gillio reference lists only five specimens of this very rare variety, one of which is described as "probably same as one of following." The present piece has wispy marks near the chin and bust tip, and a thin lamination near star 12. It is the single finest certified by PCGS, and the only example encapsulated as Mint State by either major service. (NGC ID# 2C3A, PCGS# 10922)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    August, 2006
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
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