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    Honey-Gold 1861 Three Dollar, MS62

    1861 $3 MS62 PCGS. Ex: South Texas Collection. The 1861 three dollar gold saw a meager mintage of 5,959 business strikes. Most of the post-1850s strikes were token emissions for the unpopular and little-loved denomination, which competed unsuccessfully with the quarter eagle and half eagle. This honey-gold piece shows a few stray ticks in concert with the grade over reflective, somewhat prooflike surfaces. Population: 19 in 62, 29 finer (5/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 7K5N, PCGS# 7982)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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