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1875 Octagonal 50 Cents. BG-933. Rarity-5. Indian Head. MS-66 PL (NGC).
Sold $1400.00
LOT DESCRIPTION
1875 Octagonal 50 Cents. BG-933. Rarity-5. Indian Head. MS-66 PL (NGC).
This is the popular Bed of Spikes variety, so named because of the long tooth-like denticles that surround the obverse. Both sides of this beautiful Condition Census Gem glow with bright yellow gold patina. The fields are deeply reflective and form a splendid backdrop to satiny, well contrasted devices. An exquisite piece, and a find for the advanced collector in the series.
PCGS# 10791. NGC ID: 2BWZ.
http://www.pcgscoinfacts.com/Coin/Detail/10791
http://www.ngccoin.com/NGCCoinExplorer/CoinDetail.aspx?UCID=2BWZ
NGC Census: just 3 in all grades with a PL designation, all of which are MS-66. The finest example of BG-933 known to PCGS grades MS-65, and there are no PL-designated coins in any grade listed at that service.

AUCTION NAME
July 2015 Baltimore
LOCATION
Baltimore Convention Center
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