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    Rare and Popular AU 5 1854-D Three Dollar Gold Piece

    1854-D AU 55 PCGS. Nearly every known 1854-D three dollar gold piece shows a distinctive quality of strike. The denticles are flatly impressed on the obverse from 7 o'clock to 3 o'clock and the upper rim on that side is very weak. Additionally, the reverse denticles are weak from 3 o'clock to 8 o'clock and the border in this area has a very flat appearance. There is quite a bit of luster visible on this coin and, with the exception of some unobtrusive scuffing in the fields, the surfaces are far above average. This is one of the finest known examples and it would normally be the highlight of nearly any sale of Dahlonega gold coins. (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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