1853 $1 BG-514 MS (PCGS# 10491)

2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108

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Lot Description
1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-514, High R.5, MS65 NGC. A beautiful Gem example of one of the so-called DERI dollars, for the initials appearing on the reverse exergue, an abbreviation for Deriberpie. The 1 in the date is widely repunched. Strong luster radiates from the smooth orange-gold surfaces of this piece, one of only three so graded at NGC and PCGS combined, with none finer (4/08).
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