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1856-S $3 AU58 NGC....

2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia #1173

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 3, 2012
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Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Near-Mint 1856-S Three Dollar
Semiprooflike Surfaces
1856-S $3 AU58 NGC. Medium S. The 1856-S is a challenging date in absolute terms, but it is still one of the most available mintmarked issues in the three dollar gold series. The present coin is well struck, with some softness apparent on Liberty's hair and the wreath. The pleasing surfaces display prooflike reflectivity in protected areas, with attractive greenish-gold patina. Census: 77 in 58 (1 in 58+), 23 finer (7/12).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 25M9, PCGS# 7975)

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