1872 50C BG-940 MS (PCGS# 10798)

2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach #1174

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Lot Description
1872 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-940, R.4, MS67 NGC. A pristine sun-gold Superb Gem. Struck several degrees off center toward 10:30 with the upper stars tight against the rim. Portions of the borders are lightly brought up. The maker engraved the date by hand on the obverse die though the reverse legends were entered with well-prepared punches. Census: 1 in 67, 1 in 67 Prooflike, none finer (7/12).
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