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    Glowing 1855 Three Dollar, MS64

    1855 $3 MS64 PCGS. The 1855 three dollar, coming off of a mintage of 50, 555 circulation strikes, is available through the MS62 level of preservation. Select examples are more challenging, near-Gems quite scarce, and Gem-quality pieces are extremely rare.
    The near-Gem coin presented in this lot displays glowing luster radiating from peach-gold surfaces that are imbued with traces of mint-green. A well executed strike brings out sharp detail on the design features, save for minor softness on the bowknot. A few minor obverse ticks preclude full Gem classification. Population: 17 in 64, 4 finer (8/07).(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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    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
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