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    1863 Robert Millar, Detroit, MI, F-225AZ-2a, R.7, MS66 Red and Brown NGC. This die marriage struck on a copper planchet was likely supplied to Robert Millar to use in his Grocery & Liquor Store business. This may very well be a condition rarity for the die marriage - how did this copper specimen survive for over 145 years in this lofty grade and condition? Less than 20 examples of this variety are thought to survive in all grades, and this Premium Gem is an extraordinary piece that combines satiny orange luster with delicate blue-brown toning.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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