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    Noteworthy Gem BU 1880 Three Dollar Gold

    1880 $3 MS65 PCGS. Produced to the extent of only 1,000 business strikes, the 1880's was yet another signal--even if perhaps only in retrospect--that the series would soon draw to a close. This beautiful Gem has delectable medium copper-gold surfaces that offer glints of hazel in the protected areas on each side. The fields on each side, but more so on the reverse, show a noteworthy lack of all but the smallest and most minute abrasions. The strike is crisply executed, showing mentionable weakness solely on the bowknot and the right ear of corn in the wreath. The eye appeal of this coin is far above average for the grade. Population: 12 in 65, 5 finer (7/06).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25N3, PCGS# 8002)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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