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    1879 Three Dollar, Bold MS64+

    1879 $3 MS64+ PCGS. CAC. This near-Gem 1879 three dollar gold piece is in far finer condition than most survivors of the issue, for which the average certified piece grades only MS61. And the 1879 date, produced to the extent of only 3,000 circulation strikes, is much more elusive overall than the usually seen 1874 and 1878 type coins. Generous luster complements the relatively unmarked sandy-gold surfaces, which show a bold strike and top-notch eye appeal. Population: 13 in 64+, 47 finer (3/15).(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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    April, 2015
    22nd-26th Wednesday-Sunday
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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