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    1855-S Three Dollar Gold, AU53
    Elusive Branch Mint Issue

    1855-S $3 AU53 PCGS. CAC. Only 6,000 business-strike three dollar gold pieces were struck at the San Francisco Mint in 1855, and few examples were saved for numismatic purposes. As might be expected, the issue is rare in high grade today. This attractive AU53 example shows just a touch of wear on the well-detailed design elements and the lightly abraded orange-gold surfaces exhibit prooflike reflectivity in sheltered areas. Population: 12 in 53, 22 finer. CAC: 3 in 53, 3 finer (2/18).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 7K5D, PCGS# 7973)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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