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    1879 $3 -- Altered Surfaces -- PCGS Genuine. Unc Details. Though the 1878 is common by three dollar standards, its 1879 successor is scarcer and has a mintage of just 3,000 pieces. This is an intricately struck pale peach-gold example. The luster is subdued and the obverse field appears smoothed between Liberty's chin and the UNI in UNITED.(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25N2, PCGS# 8001)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    1st-3rd Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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