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    Conditionally Elite 1877 Three Dollar, MS62 Prooflike

    1877 $3 MS62 Prooflike PCGS. It is a curious phenomenon that the 1877 is one of the least appreciated issues in this series, and at the same time is an issue with an original mintage of only 1,468 business strikes. Perhaps this is because of the absolute rarity of all Three Dollar gold pieces, or perhaps it is because there are so many low mintages in the series. Whatever the case, this is a worthwhile issue for the specialist to pursue and this is certainly a pleasing coin. The fields retain most of the original full prooflike reflectivity that all specimens of this date are known for. Striking definition is less than complete, however, especially on the reverse. Some small marks and pronounced scuffiness in the fields combine to limit the assigned grade. Population: 1 in 62, 1 finer (2/05).(#7999) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MY, PCGS# 7999)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    March, 2005
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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