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    Famous 1854-D Three Dollar AU50

    1854-D $3 AU50 NGC. Variety 1-A. Perhaps no other D-mint issue captures the imagination of Southern gold enthusiasts like the 1854-D three dollar. Both a first year and one-year type, the issue's tiny original production and low survival rate long secured its place among the numismatically elite Dahlonega gold coins. A perusal of Heritage auction records also shows that survivors are often damaged or harshly cleaned. This lightly circulated example has escaped such distractions. It is well defined for an 1854-D and retains glimpses of luster in the areas surrounding the devices. A few shallow blemishes are clustered in the lower left obverse field and faint die clashing is noticed on the reverse. Census: 12 in 50, 58 finer (11/06).
    From The Twin Hollows Collection.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 25M4, PCGS# 7970)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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