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    Near-Gem 1854 Three Dollar Gold

    1854 $3 MS64 NGC. The 1854 was saved in surprisingly high numbers, most likely because it was the first year of issue for this unusual denomination. High grade pieces always manage to find a home, though, and there never seem to be enough on the market to satisfy collector demand; thus, prices remain high. This is a moderately lustrous example that is sharply defined throughout with only the slightest luster grazes on the reverse that prevent an even higher grade.(#7969) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25M3, PCGS# 7969)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    June, 2005
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