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    1858 Three Dollar Gold, MS62
    Condition Rarity

    1858 $3 MS62 PCGS. With a scant mintage of just 2,133 coins, the 1858 three dollar gold piece is a scarce issue in all grades. While many later dates in the series were heavily saved by dealers and speculators for their numismatic potential, the 1858 was struck during an era when few high-grade pieces were set aside, accounting for its absolute rarity in any Mint State grade. This MS62 coin is well-struck, with lustrous honey-gold surfaces. There are no obtrusive abrasions present, and we instead note only light chatter in the fields that apparently limits the grade. Population: 4 in 62, 6 finer (12/14).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7K5J, PCGS# 7978)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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