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    1856 Three Dollar, MS64
    Moderately Available Early Date

    1856 $3 MS64 PCGS. Even though the Philadelphia Mint coined 26,010 three dollar gold pieces this year, the 1856 is markedly scarcer than the 1854 and 1855 in all Mint State grades. This piece has an above-average strike, although we note slight weakness on the U in UNITED. The surfaces are radiantly lustrous with a hint of orange patina over medium yellow-golden color. A notable opportunity for the gold specialist and a lightly marked, high-end example, at the near-Gem level of preservation. Seldom seen finer at either service. Population: 33 in 64, 3 finer (9/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25M8, PCGS# 7974)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    November, 2011
    8th-10th Tuesday-Thursday
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