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    1855 Three Dollar Gold, MS63+

    1855 $3 MS63+ NGC. The second year of three dollar gold production at Philadelphia saw a greatly diminished production, yet it was still larger than most later years, with over 50,000 pieces coined. Yellow-gold, peach, and green tints combine to provide this high-end Select example with a lovely appearance. Satiny luster further enhances the piece. Surface marks are present, however none are worthy of individual mention. Census: 35 in 63 (2 in 63+), 23 finer (3/13).
    From The Fairfax Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25M6, PCGS# 7972)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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