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    1874 Three Dollar Gold, MS65
    Conditionally Rare at the Gem Level

    1874 $3 MS65 PCGS. CAC. The 1874 gold three dollar piece is a widely recognized type coin, but often overlooked is this issue's conditional rarity at the Gem level. In stark contrast to lower grades, PCGS and NGC record just 35 MS65 or finer representatives combined, including possible resubmissions. Compared to the several hundred Gem or better 1878 coins certified, high-end 1874 three dollar gold pieces begin to appear underappreciated.

    This shimmering, frosted example displays rich reddish-gold luster and largely unabraded surfaces. The wreath bowknot is soft, as usual, but the remaining design elements are well-defined. CAC-endorsed in an old green label holder. Population: 15 in 65, 5 finer (2/16).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7KDE, PCGS# 7998)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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