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    1855 Three Dollar Gold, MS64
    Lustrous, Colorful Example

    1855 $3 MS64 PCGS. CAC. Mintage of three dollar gold pieces declined considerably in 1855, the second year of the denomination. The reported mintage of 50,555 pieces was enough to ensure an adequate supply of circulated survivors, but the 1855 is an elusive issue in MS64 condition, and finer examples are very rare. This attractive Choice specimen exhibits well-detailed design elements and lightly marked orange-gold surfaces with especially vibrant mint luster on both sides. Eye appeal is excellent and the 1855 is popular with type collectors and series specialists alike. Population: 25 in 64 (2 in 64+), 3 finer (3/16).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25M6, PCGS# 7972)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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