1870 25C BG-752 MS (PCGS# 10579)

2004 March Portland, OR Bullet Sale #345

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Lot Description
1870 25C Liberty Octagonal 25 Cents, BG-752, Low R.5, MS62 PCGS. Ex: Jay Roe. The only 1870 variety that features a fraction within a shield. A bright prooflike example with orange-gold patina and a crisp strike. A few wispy abrasions are not inappropriate for the grade. The plate coin from the second edition of Breen-Gillio. Ex: Jay Roe Collection (Bowers and Merena, 9/2003), lot 196.
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