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    1854-O Three Dollar Gold, AU58
    Only New Orleans Three Dollar Issue

    1854-O $3 AU58 NGC. Variety 2. The 1854-O is always in demand as the only three dollar gold piece from the New Orleans Mint. Despite the low recorded mintage of 24,000 pieces, the 1854-O can be found in lower circulated grades without too much trouble, but high-grade examples are quite elusive. This attractive near-Mint specimen exhibits strongly impressed design elements throughout, but the dies were lapped to remove clash marks at some point in the production run, resulting in some lack of detail on both sides. The pleasing yellow-gold surfaces are lightly abraded and retain much of their original mint luster. This issue is popular with branch mint type collectors, as well as series specialists. Census: 92 in 58 (1 in 58+), 21 finer (3/16).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25M5, PCGS# 7971)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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