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    Splendid 1873 Closed 3 Three Dollar, AU53

    1873 $3 Closed 3 AU53 NGC. The 1873 Closed (or Close) 3 three dollar is one of the key dates in the series, usually seen in circulated grades up to Choice AU or so. Mint State examples are rare. This splendid yellow-gold example shows some light field chatter on both sides, with prooflike areas remaining around the peripheral and central devices. It is interesting to note the vast difference between the wide-open large 3 in the denomination with the nearly closed 3 in the date. Census: 9 in 53, 32 finer (3/10).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MW, PCGS# 7995)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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