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    Near-Gem 1872 Three Dollar Gold

    1872 $3 MS64 PCGS. CAC. In the post-Civil War era for three dollar gold pieces, there are only two high-mintage type coins--the 1874 and 1878--and all other dates are low-mintage rarities. The 1872 falls into the latter category, as only 2,000 business strikes were produced. This near-Gem representative, pale yellow-gold with typically reflective fields and a solid strike, offers great visual appeal for the date. Only a few scattered wispy abrasions in the fields preclude an even finer designation. PCGS has certified only two examples in MS64 and a single coin finer (1/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MV, PCGS# 7994)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    February, 2011
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