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    1866 Three Dollar Gold, MS61
    Rare Issue in Higher Grades

    1866 $3 MS61 NGC. A scarce Uncirculated survivor from the original mintage of only 4,000 coins. Pumpkin-orange and straw-gold shades compete for territory both sides. Marks are limited to a few thin abrasions in the fields. Although later dates were set aside in number by Philadelphia-area dealers, the 1866 was little saved, with only two pieces reported by NGC in grades above MS63. Census: 24 in 61, 16 finer (11/12).
    From The Ives Devos Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25MM, PCGS# 7987)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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