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    1862 Three Dollar Gold Piece, MS64
    Only Seven Finer at PCGS

    1862 $3 MS64 PCGS. Specialists will understand the rarity of this issue, from a mintage of only 5,750 business strikes. The denomination was produced in small quantities in most years, and mintages diminished as the Civil War wore on. In fact, only three later issues had higher mintages, 1874, 1878, and 1887.
    This Choice Mint State piece has highly lustrous yellow-gold surfaces with reflective fields that result from heavy striae on both sides. The upper obverse and lower reverse show slight design weakness, and the surfaces are minimally marked. An impressive specimen rarely found so nice. Population: 11 in 64, 7 finer (11/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7K5P, PCGS# 7983)

    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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