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    1855-S Three Dollar Gold, XF45
    Low-Mintage, Heavily Circulated Issue

    1855-S $3 XF45 NGC. The San Francisco Mint coined a small total of 6,600 three dollar gold pieces in 1855, in its second year of operations. The issue circulated extensively for many years, and most examples seen are in the VF grade range. This Choice XF specimen retains most of its original design detail and the lightly abraded yellow-gold surfaces show prooflike reflectivity in sheltered areas. Census: 45 in 45, 55 finer (11/12).
    From The Ives Devos Collection.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 7K5D, PCGS# 7973)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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