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    Star Designated 1880 Three-Dollar Gold

    1880 $3 MS64 ★ NGC. In all grades combined, NGC has certified 103 examples of this date, but this is the only one to receive the coveted ★ designation. As such, this is an outstanding opportunity for the collector. It is considered finer than any other 1880 $3 gold piece in MS64 grade, and is virtually a Gem. Only 1,000 business strikes were produced, and just 14 of the survivors have received a higher grade from NGC. This example is sharply struck with highly attractive and lustrous light yellow-gold color. The fields are lightly prooflike and surround frosty devices. Population: 34 in 64, 14 finer (5/05).(#8002) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25N3, PCGS# 8002)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    June, 2005
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