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    Attractive 1864 Three Dollar Rarity, MS63

    1864 $3 MS63 PCGS. Issued to the extent of only 2,630 coins at the height of the Civil War, the 1864 three dollar gold piece is a business strike rarity. Since 1993, we have offered two MS64 coins, and four MS63 coins in all of our auctions. Only 10 other pieces have appeared in lower Mint State grades, an average of only one per year in MS60 or finer grades. Patience is required when seeking an attractive example of this issue. The piece offered here has a nice strike with brilliant and lustrous green-gold surfaces. A few trivial marks and toning lines appear on each side, with faint draw bench lines from the original minting process. Population: 4 in 63, 11 finer (4/10).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7HSK, PCGS# 7985)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    3rd-6th Thursday-Sunday
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