1854 50C BG-306 MS (PCGS# 10426)

LB Signature Sale #438

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Lot Description
1854 50C Liberty Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-306, R.4, MS66 Prooflike NGC. The dazzling, flashy fields are unblemished, and the strike is consistent throughout. Lower relief portions of Liberty's hair are absent, as made from a lapped die. The initials FD represent Frontier, Deviercy & Co., a Period One maker best known for the popular Peacock reverses. BG-306 instead uses a beaded circle and two small stars to demonstrate the reverse design. Census: 2 in 66 Prooflike, 0 finer (4/07). From The Diamond K Collection of California Fractional Gold.
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