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    1870 Three Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1029, PR65 Red and Brown
    Ex: Green, Newman

    1870 $3 Three Dollar, Judd-1029, Pollock-1164, R.7, PR65 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. The regular three dollar gold dies. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The regular dies three dollar gold pieces of 1870 include five or six known in copper, two or three in aluminum, and one in nickel composition. NGC and PCGS have combined to certify four submissions, and the Newman specimen is the finest of those. This is the only PR65 coin certified at either of the two major services. Both sides combine light orange mint color with reddish-brown and delicate blue-green patina.
    Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $60; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society; Eric P. Newman Collection, Part I (Heritage, 4/2013), lot 3990, where it realized $12,337.50.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 71277)


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