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    High Grade 1880 Octagonal Half Dollar, BG-954

    1880 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-954, Low R.4, MS66 Prooflike NGC. Flashy mirrored fields and a well struck obverse provide imposing eye appeal. The reverse legends and wreath are relatively sharp, probably because the stars and bust were executed in lower relief than on many Fractional Gold varieties. A couple of wispy handling marks on the reverse field are of little concern. The dies are rotated 90 degrees clockwise from coin turn.(#10812) (NGC ID# 2BXR, PCGS# 10812)

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    August, 2004
    18th-21st Wednesday-Saturday
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