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    Radiant MS66 Deep Mirror Prooflike
    1881 Octagonal Half, BG-956

    1881 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-956, High R.4, MS66 Deep Mirror Prooflike NGC. Dazzling field reflectivity and smooth surfaces confirm the lofty preservation of this octagonal half dollar. A few letters in DOLLAR are softly defined. As of (6/09), NGC has certified seven examples of BG-956, and the present piece is tied with one other as the single finest.
    Ex: Diamond K Collection of California Fractional Gold (Heritage, 5/2007), lot 3014, which realized $2,760.
    From The Victoria Collection. (NGC ID# 2BXT, PCGS# 710814)


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