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    1879 Three Dollar, MS64+
    Pleasing Eye Appeal

    1879 $3 MS64+ PCGS. CAC. Despite the relatively low mintage of 3,000 business strikes the 1879 shows a fairly large number of Mint State examples, mostly falling into the MS63 to MS64 range. Gems are very scarce and higher-grade examples are extremely rare.

    A melange of reddish- and yellow-gold with blushes of rose cascade over the brightly lustrous surfaces of this high-end near-Gem, displaying somewhat deeper shades on the obverse. The design elements are sharply struck, enhancing the coin's excellent eye appeal. A few minute marks are consistent with the designated grade. Population: 6 in 64+, 45 finer (8/13).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25N2, PCGS# 8001)

    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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