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    1871 Three Dollar Gold, MS63+
    Only 1,300 Coins Struck

    1871 $3 MS63+ NGC. The wreath shows the usual strike weakness, but the obverse is better defined. This Plus-designated Select 1871 three dollar gold piece displays frosty yellow-gold luster and minimal abrasions. The 1871 had a scant mintage 1,300 pieces, and few examples survive in Mint State. This is the only Plus-graded MS63 coin certified, and finer representatives are major rarities. Census: 8 in 63 (1 in 63+), 6 finer (4/16).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MU, PCGS# 7993)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    June, 2016
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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