This number is a prime.

+ The smallest odd prime Bell number. [Luhn]

+ 877 is the first prime in the sequence 87, 877, 8777, 87777 studied by M. Kamada. [Andrew]

+ The largest prime number of lines in a Rhapsody of Homer's Iliad, i.e., (Beta Rhapsody). [Loungrides]

+ The largest 3-digit prime such that 2*3*5*7*11*19*29*37*47*67*103*179*191*223*271*293*317*577*643*673*809*863*877+1 is prime of form 2*3*5*7*11*19*…*a(n-1)* a(n)+1, where n, a(n) and 2*3*5*7*11*19*…*a(n-1)* a(n)+1 are prime, a(n)>a(n-1) and a(n) is minimal. [Loungrides]

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