1876 50C BG-950 MS (PCGS# 10808)

2008 October Dallas, TX Signature US Coin Auction #1117

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    2548
  • Grade:
    MS65
  • Price:
    $3,450.00
Lot Description
1876 50C Indian Octagonal 50 Cents, BG-950, R.7, MS65 Prooflike NGC. The fields are impressively mirrored, and the eye appeal is excellent despite minor blending of strike on the central reverse legend. A very rare octagonal half dollar variety distinguished from the similar BG-951 by a higher placement of the date. NGC has certified only four examples of BG-950, and the present piece is the single highest graded by the service (9/08).
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