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    1879 Three Dollar Gold, MS65
    Outstanding Iridescent Toning

    1879 $3 MS65 PCGS Secure. CAC. The limited mintage of 3,000 coins is misleading as few circulated, and a large number of Mint State pieces exist today. However, few of those coins could possibly match the incredible eye appeal of this highly lustrous Gem. This obvious circulation strike specimen has a bold strike with nearly the same level of details found on proofs. Both sides have reflective yellow-gold fields with frosty devices. Lovely orange and iridescent toning enhances the brilliant luster. The typical survivor of this issue is near the low end of the Mint State scale, grading MS61 or MS62. Population: 39 in 65, 6 finer (7/13).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25N2, PCGS# 8001)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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