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    The First of Three Choice 1854-D Threes

    1854-D AU 50 PCGS. By this time, it has already been established that the North Georgia Collection is one of the most remarkable offerings in the history of numismatics. If further proof were needed, the presence of no fewer than three attractive AU examples of the rare and famous 1854-D three dollar gold piece should garner considerable attention. This first example is a lovely, original coin with natural, medium orange-gold and greenish coloration atop exceptionally clean surfaces. Original examples of this issue are extremely difficult to locate and this piece would fit comfortably in any set of Dahlonega gold.
    This is the only date of this denomination ever struck at the Dahlonega Mint. Only 1,120 pieces were produced and there are approximately 90-100 survivors, with around 13 to 15 known in AU most of which are impounded in tightly-held collections. (NGC ID# 25M4, PCGS# 7970)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    January, 1999
    6th-8th Wednesday-Friday
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