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    1855 Three Dollar Gold Piece, MS64+
    Vibrant Luster, Strong Eye Appeal

    1855 $3 MS64+ PCGS. CAC. Mintage of three dollar gold pieces fell to 50,555 pieces in 1855, and few high grade examples were saved at the time of issue. Examples in high-end Choice Mint State condition are quite rare. The present coin is a delightful MS64+ specimen, with vivid greenish-gold surfaces and orange highlights. The striking details are sharp in most areas, with just a little softness evident on the ribbon bow. The mint luster is especially vibrant, enhancing the terrific eye appeal. The following population data reflects the overall rarity of the 1855 three dollar gold piece in Choice condition, without regard to the newly established (and highly regarded) plus designation. Population: 19 in 64, 4 finer (10/10).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25M6, PCGS# 7972)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    December, 2010
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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