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    1863 Mather & Shefferly, Detroit, MI, F-225AX-4i, R.9, MS65 NGC. This specimen struck on a zinc plated copper planchet was not one that circulated in Detroit as it was struck for collectors. There are fewer than five known examples of this variety. Both sides of this Gem are highly lustrous with light gray surfaces and only slight evidence of the underlying copper planchet. This example from the Temple Collection is likely the finest known.
    Purchased from E. Graf (10/26/1974) for $22.50.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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