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    Important 1877 Three Dollar, MS61

    1877 $3 MS61 PCGS. Between the mammoth mintages of three dollar gold coins in 1874 and 1878, there was only one issuance of business strike examples of the denomination, consisting of 1,468 pieces in 1877. While the proof-only dates of 1875 and 1876 are famed, collectors have warmed to the rarity of the 1877 only gradually. This unworn representative, yellow-gold with substantial mirrors in the fields, is well struck with solid eye appeal for the grade. Small but numerous marks are present on each side, and an old pinscratch is noted to the left of Liberty's nose. Population: 5 in 61, 4 finer (1/10).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MY, PCGS# 7999)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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