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    Near-Mint 1854-O Three Dollar Gold Piece

    1854-O $3 AU58 NGC. While not in the same rarity class as the other branch mint Three Dollar issue produced this year, the 1854-O is equally as popular as the only O-mint delivery of this type. While well circulated '54-O Threes can usually be found with a little bit of searching, AU50-53 examples are elusive and Choice About Uncirculated survivors are rare. This is a medium gold representative whose surfaces reveal remnants of a semi-prooflike finish at more direct angles. Overall sharp in strike with minimum highpoint rub and scattered abrasions that are well within the context of the assigned grade. Worthy of inclusion in a high grade circulated date set of 19th century gold, or a better date type set that highlights branch mint coinage.
    From The South Florida Collection. (#7971) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25M5, PCGS# 7971)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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