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    NGC 1853 Assay Office Fifty-Dollar, 900 Thous. MS 63. K-18, R.2. Assay pieces are more often found in high grades than other Territorial issues, but this is quite an unusual offering. This is one of the finest pieces known of this type. The surfaces show heavy flow lines and the luster is frosted, seeming to radiate from the center of the coin due to the flow lines. Mostly light in color with only a faint suggestion of reddish color around the devices. One of only 3 pieces certified as such by the combined staffs of the major services with 1 finer in MS 64. Listed on page 267 of the current Guide Book. (NGC ID# ANHH, PCGS# 10019)

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    Auction Dates
    April, 1993
    2nd Friday
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