1871 25C BG-720 MS (PCGS# 10547)

Atlanta ANA Signature Sale #402

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Lot Description
1871 25C Liberty Octagonal 25 Cents, BG-720, R.7, MS65 PCGS. Ex: Jay Roe. An undisturbed honey-gold Gem with outstanding eye appeal. In its prior auction appearance, this present piece was cataloged as "finest known of the variety." PCGS has certified a mere seven pieces in all grades, and this example remains the single finest certified (2/06). The plate coin for the variety in the second edition of Breen-Gillio, as was the case for the majority of the Roe specimens. Ex: New England Rare Coins, 5/78; Jay Roe Collection (Bowers and Merena, 9/03), lot 164, which realized $2,415.
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