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    Condition Rarity 1855 Three Dollar, MS64

    1855 $3 MS64 NGC. A total of 50,555 three dollar circulation strikes were reportedly struck in 1855. David Bowers (The United States $3 Gold Pieces) says enough of this date survive so that examples are available in almost any desired grade through the lower Mint State ranges. Near-Gems and finer coins are rare, as evidenced by the census data below.
    Potent luster radiates from yellow-gold surfaces imbued with hints of light tan, and an attentive strike sharpens the design elements. While a few minor luster grazes and marks preclude full Gem classification, none detract from the impressive eye appeal. Census: 22 in 64, 2 finer (2/08).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25M6, PCGS# 7972)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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