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    1854-D Three Dollar, AU Details
    Key to the Three Dollar Series

    1854-D $3 -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. The 1854-D three dollar has so many things going for it that account for its popularity as a key 19th century gold coin. It is the only Dahlonega three dollar gold -- a rare combination itself, combining a rare Southern mint with an odd denomination -- and it is exceedingly difficult both in absolute and conditional terms. Yes, this piece was cleaned once, but it still retains the charm of this rare issue. The surfaces are brighter than expected from the cleaning, but well-detailed for the grade with minimal handling marks present.
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2014
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