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    Superbly Toned AU 55 1854-D Three Dollar

    1854-D $3 AU 55 PCGS. Totally original with very attractive orange-gold color visible on both sides. The strike is typical for the issue, with weakness on the hair of Liberty and on most of the denticles. The surfaces are very clean and there is some luster in the protected areas. This is one of the most pleasing 1854-D three dollar gold pieces we have ever seen, as most have been cleaned or dipped at one time. Obviously original coins such as this are quite rare. This is probably one of the six or seven finest examples known and it is worthy of the finest collection of Dahlonega gold. Its status as the only three dollar gold piece from the Dahlonega mint has made the '54-D one of the most popular and valuable Southern gold coins.
    From the Chestatee Collection. (NGC ID# 25M4, PCGS# 7970)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
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