1875 50C BG-947 MS (PCGS# 10805)

2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116

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Lot Description
1875 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-947, High R.7, MS62 PCGS. BG-947 is very rare. The second edition of Breen-Gillio was able to enumerate only five distinct examples. Apart from the present coin, the last appearance of BG-947 in a Heritage Signature auction was in 1996. A crisply struck green-gold representative that has glimpses of lacquer in protected areas. Ex: Diamond K Collection of California Fractional Gold (Heritage, 5/2007), lot 3007. From The Hamous Collection of California Gold.
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