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    1858 Three Dollar Gold, AU53
    Elusive Low-Mintage Date

    1858 $3 AU53 PCGS. The 1858 three dollar gold piece is one of the most challenging issues of the decade, from a low mintage of 2,133 pieces. This attractive AU53 specimen shows just a touch of wear on the well-detailed design elements and the lightly abraded orange-gold surfaces show pleasing highlights of rose color. Population: 23 in 53, 38 finer (12/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 7K5J, PCGS# 7978)

    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
    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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