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    Lovely 1856 Three Dollar Piece, Mint State

    1856 $3 MS60 NGC. Although its mintage of 26,010 pieces makes the 1856 more common than most three dollar pieces, it can be difficult to find in Mint State. Charming pale yellow patina drapes the surfaces of this collectible specimen. Scattered marks on each side limit the grade, but there are none that merit specific mention. The hair is soft, as usual, but the wreath is notably sharp. Shimmering luster enhances the eye appeal. (Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 25M8, PCGS# 7974)

    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
    Jul-Aug, 2008
    30th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
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