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    1882 BG-966 Indian Octagonal Half Dollar
    R.7, MS65, Apparently the Finest Known

    1882 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-966, High R.7, MS65 NGC. This Period Two half dollar was struck by the little-known manufacturer Nast, Greenzweig & Co. of San Francisco. Only six examples are listed on the roster of known pieces in the BG reference. This appears to be the finest by a considerable margin. This curious piece is gold-plated on silver on copper, according to the BG reference. The surfaces are bright and appear problem-free. The only interruption in the fields is die clash marks. Worth serious consideration by the specialist. (NGC ID# 2BY9, PCGS# 10824)

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    March, 2011
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