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    1879 Three Dollar, MS64
    Smooth, Semireflective Fields

    1879 $3 MS64 PCGS. CAC. After a temporary period of mass three dollar gold production in 1878, output returned to normal in 1879, when only 3,000 coins were struck. Comparable examples to the present are seldom seen, and finer coins in Gem condition or better are moderately rare. This smooth yellow-gold offering is strongly struck on the curls and wreath. The surfaces are lustrous with a hint of semiprooflike reflectivity in the fields.(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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    February, 2018
    22nd-27th Thursday-Tuesday
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