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    Exquisite Gem 1878 Three Dollar Gold

    1878 $3 MS65 NGC. Between the fine detail on Liberty's hair, the textured, swirling luster of the pale lemon-gold fields, and the remarkably well-preserved nature of the surfaces, even the most discerning collector will find plenty to enjoy on this three dollar gold Gem. The 1878 three dollar issue is the last chronologically among the trio of popular type issues for the denomination (the others being the 1854 and 1874), with an unusually large mintage of over 82,000 pieces that was saved in quantity. Even so, anything finer than this coin is scarce, and type enthusiasts should take notice.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MZ, PCGS# 8000)

    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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    28th-31st Saturday-Tuesday
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