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    Choice AU 1854-O Three Dollars

    1854-O $3 AU55 PCGS. The key to a denomination set of New Orleans gold, the low production of 26,000 pieces and its status as the only O-mint issue of the type further underscore the significance of this high grade offering. The lemon-tinged surfaces are refreshingly unabraded. What at first glance appears to be a curved mark near the chin is in fact a mint-made clashmark from the lower inner border of the right side of the wreath. Liberty's profile is also apparent inside the wreath. Friction on the left edge of the hairline and on Liberty's eyebrow denies a finer grade, but luster percolates within the legends and devices.(#7971) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25M5, PCGS# 7971)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    December, 2004
    8th-10th Wednesday-Friday
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