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    Circulated Proof 1870 Three Dollar Pattern in Copper

    1870 Three Dollar, Judd-1029, Pollock-1164, R.7, PR 58 PCGS. The obverse and reverse feature the same die design as was used to coin regular issue 1870 three dollar gold coins. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. One can only guess why this was allowed to enter circulation for a short time, and who accepted it as a legitimate three dollar coin. Light wear shows as does a deeply toned appearance on each side. (PCGS# 61029)

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    August, 1998
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