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    1863 Three Dollar Gold Piece, MS62
    Low-Mintage Civil War Issue

    1863 $3 MS62 PCGS. Only 5,000 three dollar gold pieces were minted in 1863, and Q. David Bowers estimates only 30-40 examples survive today in Mint State grades. The present coin is an attractive MS62 specimen with well detailed devices and pleasing greenish-gold surfaces. The surfaces are semiprooflike and extensive clash marks are evident on both sides. Population: 9 in 62, 22 finer (12/10).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 7K5R, PCGS# 7984)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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