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    Radiant Gem BU 1879 Three Dollar

    1879 $3 MS65 PCGS. A radiant, reddish-gold Gem with predictably frosty design elements. Only a few insignificant luster grazes are noticed in the fields and several tiny alloy stains about the denomination are easily overlooked. In spite of a drastically reduced mintage of 3,000 business strikes, enough 1879 threes were hoarded at the time of issue to make it one of the more readily obtainable dates in the three dollar gold series at the Uncirculated level. However, far fewer survive at the vaunted Gem level and the enticingly low mintage has always made it a very popular issue with collectors. Population: 31 in 65, 6 finer (7/06).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25N2, PCGS# 8001)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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