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    Lovely MS64 1855 Three Dollar

    1855 $3 MS64 PCGS. Though the 1855 three dollar gold piece's mintage of 50,555 business strikes is high by the standards of the denomination, that figure was less than half the production at Philadelphia the year before, a harbinger of things to come. This Choice example has eye-catching originality and fresh yellow-gold luster. The strands of Liberty's hair are well-defined, and the surfaces display only minor, trivial faults unworthy of individual mention. A rarity in near-Gem and borderline unavailable any finer; PCGS has certified only four such pieces (6/09).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25M6, PCGS# 7972)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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