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    Apparently the Finest Known Mint State 1856 Three Dollar Gold Piece

    1856 $3 MS65 NGC. This is apparently the finest known of this date in mint condition, as it is the only Gem graded by either NGC or PCGS. The surfaces exude the desirable mint bloom so often lacking in lower quality coins, and the luster is full and complete. Sharply impressed by the dies, with no weakness on Liberty's curls or the wreath. In the end, however, we must look at the surfaces and these are what really separate this coin from the many and place it at the top of the grading selection. For this Gem to make the grade, the surfaces had to be really, really clean, and at first glance one would expect this to be a much later date to be so well preserved. This is an opportunity which should not be missed by any serious student of this series.(#7974)(Registry values: N7079) (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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    July, 2005
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