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    1856 Three Dollar Gold, MS61
    Elusive in High Grade

    1856 $3 MS61 NGC. A lustrous example of this somewhat better date, which is much less often encountered in Mint State than the 1878, 1874, 1854, and 1855 issues. Liberty's hair, the U in UNITED, and the wreath bow are not fully struck, but the remainder of the design is bold. A curly pinscratch in the obverse exergue prevents a better grade.
    Ex: Portland Signature (Heritage, 3/2004), lot 6152; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2008), lot 2417.(Registry values: N2998) (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
    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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