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    Exemplary Gem 1878 Three Dollar Gold

    1878 $3 MS65 PCGS. By far, the most frequently seen date in the Three Dollar series, the 1878 is a natural for type purposes. In MS65 condition, it is one of the most enchanting gold type coins from the 19th century. The surfaces on this piece exude thick mint frost, the type of frost that swirls around each side as only seen on 1878 Threes. The nearly flawless coin shows a slight overlay of reddish patina on each side. An exemplary Three Dollar Gold Piece.
    From the Holman Family Collection. (#8000) (NGC ID# 25MZ, PCGS# 8000)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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