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    Superb Gem 1878 Three Dollar
    Great Type or Date Example

    1878 $3 MS67 NGC. A baker's dozen of 1878 three dollar gold pieces have been certified in the MS67 band by the two most prominent grading services: eight in MS67 by NGC, four in MS67 by PCGS, and an MS67+ at the latter service (6/12). Even a relatively accessible issue such as the 1878 three dollar becomes a condition rarity at some level, and this Superb Gem with its pale and swirling wheat-gold luster is an important well-struck piece for the type or series enthusiast. A small copper spot between the second L in DOLLARS and the 7 in the date may serve as a pedigree marker in the future.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 25MZ, PCGS# 8000)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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