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    1855/4 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-511, R.5, MS 60, pleasing Frontier & Deviercy dollar with crude, tiny overdate, off-center FD on reverse, deeply toned; 1854 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-532, R.5, AU 55, toned in red over orange-gold surfaces, Breen-Gillio notes that this variety is usually VF to AU, thus this high-grade example should be an important coin to the specialist; and an 1855 Liberty Head Octagonal Dollar AU 58, BG-533, R.5, the only Nouizillet & Routhier Liberty octagonal dollar, and an issue that is usually only found in VF through AU condition, well struck, the unusual bright-magenta toning is a result of the natural silver alloy that occurs in California gold ore.

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

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1995
    19th-22nd Saturday-Tuesday
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