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    1879 Three Dollar Gold Piece, MS62
    Scarce, Low-Mintage Issue

    1879 $3 MS62 PCGS. Just 3,000 1879 three dollar gold pieces were minted and they were all delivered from the coiner tot he Mint treasurer on December 20, almost certainly intended for Christmas presents. An average certified grade of MS61 suggests that most of those surviving today were saved and never spent. This piece has a small mark near the chin, and other trivial marks are reflected in the mirrored surfaces.
    From The Hayden Collection. (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25N2, PCGS# 8001)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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