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    Soft Frosted Gem 1856 Three-Dollar

    1856 MS 65 PCGS. While the 1856 is not one of the so-called better dates in this low mintage series, the earliness of the date makes it popular with collectors. This piece has an above average strike, with better details on the hair curls of Liberty and the bow at the base of the wreath than is found on most coins. We note a slight weakness on the U in UNITED. The surfaces are softly lustrous, with a hint of orange patination over medium golden-yellow fields. There are few abrasions of any concern. An outstanding early three from the Green Mountain collection. Population: 1 in 65, none finer (4/98). (NGC ID# 25M8, PCGS# 7974)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
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