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    Elusive 1854-O Three dollar, AU58

    1854-O $3 AU58 NGC. While the 1854-O three dollar is readily available in lower grades, it becomes quite elusive in the better states of preservation. David Bowers, in his The United States $3 Gold Pieces, says these coins were placed into circulation soon after they were struck. Mint State coins are thus virtually unobtainable.
    We present in this lot a pleasing AU58 specimen that displays bright canary-gold surfaces that retain a good amount of luster. Sharp definition appears on the design features, though the lower parts of 85 in the date reveal the usual softness. A few of the expected light circulation marks are noted over each side.
    From The DAX Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25M5, PCGS# 7971)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    August, 2007
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