1870 50C BG-1024 MS (PCGS# 10853)
The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction
Lot Number: 9927
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The fields illuminate in semi-prooflike sheen as this Uncirculated piece is held at indirect light angles. A small, as-made die crack appears from the coronet point to the rim as one of the defining characteristics of the die marriage, and although there are wispy abrasions on both sides, none of them present as extraordinarily distracting. Reddish-gold color over green-gold surfaces.