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    Lovely Semi-Prooflike 1879 Three Dollar Gold MS64 PCGS

    1879 $3 MS64 PCGS. This is quite an extraordinary coin that shows a curious intermingling of mint frost and semi-prooflikeness in the fields--a finish that is often seen on three-dollar gold pieces. The striking details on this piece are unrivaled in their sharpness, and second only to the definition seen on proofs. The dies were rotated clockwise by approximately twenty-five degrees. There are just a few minute field marks, none of which are important enough to warrant individual mention. Population: 108 in 64, 36 finer (9/05).(#8001) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25N2, PCGS# 8001)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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