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    Challenging Civil War Issue, 1861 Three Dollar Gold, MS63 NGC

    1861 $3 MS63 NGC. Very scarce in all grades and especially challenging in Mint State, the 1861 has an original mintage of only 5,959 pieces. There have only been five coins certified at MS63 to date (02/04) by NGC, with another seven in higher grades. Struck during the turbulent initial year of the Civil War, this example is well made and mildly prooflike, with striated fields (as produced) and lovely pink and orange-gold colors. There are no distracting blemishes on either side. (#7982) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7K5N, PCGS# 7982)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    March, 2004
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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