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    Scarce 1855-S Choice AU Three Dollar

    1855-S $3 AU55 PCGS. Of the 6,000 San Francisco three dollar coins minted in 1855, relatively few are known today, especially in XF and higher grades, resulting, at least in part, from having seen extensive service in the channels of commerce, especially on the West coast. The Choice AU specimen we offer here displays honey-gold color with subtle hints of underlying red. The design features are well impressed, indeed better than is often seen for the issue. Some wispy hairlines are noted on Liberty's cheek and in the fields under magnification, as is a minute mark on the chin and another to the right of the last 5 in the date. All in all, a very nice representative of this scarce issue.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 7K5D, PCGS# 7973)

    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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    Auction Dates
    November, 2006
    29th-30th Wednesday-Thursday
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