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    Beautiful Gem 1878 Three Dollar Princess

    1878 $3 MS65 NGC. Hints of honey color adorn the nearly undisturbed fields of this radiant straw-gold Gem. The strike is sharp save for the knot of the wreath. The elusive Princess Three Dollar Piece is easily the scarcest gold denomination, if the Stella is regarded as a pattern and the Fifty Dollar Panama-Pacific varieties are designated as commemorative. Three Dollar pieces with unsatisfactory luster or bagmarks are always available, but the type is rare and in great demand at the Gem level.
    From The Maegen and Bo Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MZ, PCGS# 8000)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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