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    Rare 1854-D Three Dollar, AU Details

    1854-D $3 --Improperly Cleaned--NCS. AU Details. The 1854-D is a widely recognized 19th century rarity. The '54-O is the only other branch mint three dollar that was produced in one of the Southern mints. Only 1,120 '54-D coins were struck, and Doug Winter (1997) indicates that no more than 95 pieces are extant in all grades. The '54-D is also a condition rarity at or above the Choice XF level, with most survivors in the VF-XF grade range. The AU details specimen offered here has bright apricot-gold surfaces that reveal wispy hairlines from a moderate cleaning. The design elements are essentially well defined, though Liberty's hair is somewhat weak.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 25M4, PCGS# 7970)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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