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    1859 Three Dollar, Conditionally Rare MS66

    1859 $3 MS66 PCGS. The 1859 three dollar gold coin from a mintage under 16,000 pieces is a semi-scarce date. Near-Gems can be located with diligent searching, Gems are more challenging, and finer examples are rare. Bright luster radiates from the yellow-gold and lime-green surfaces of this Premium Gem. The design elements are better-struck than often seen, including the 8 and 5 of the date and the bow knot, elements that are sometimes weak. Both sides are impeccably preserved, further enhancing the coin's overall eye appeal. Population: 5 in 66, 0 finer (12/13).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 7K5K, PCGS# 7979)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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