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    Uncirculated Assay Office Motif
    BG-501 Octagonal Dollar

    Undated $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-501, Low R.5, MS60 PCGS. The only undated octagonal dollar variety, but even more noteworthy for its reverse design, which imitates the then-contemporary logo of the U.S. Assay Office of Gold. Attractive lemon-gold toning enriches this sharply struck and lustrous piece. The reverse has a thin mark at 1 o'clock. Housed in an old green label holder. Population: 2 in 60, 11 finer (8/08).
    From The Hamous Collection of California Gold.
    (NGC ID# 2BKW, PCGS# 10478)


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    September, 2008
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