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    1880 Three Dollar, Lavishly Toned MS65

    1880 $3 MS65 PCGS. Certified in an early PCGS blue-label holder, this Gem 1880 three dollar is among only 18 submissions in this grade at PCGS -- likely not all separate coins -- and only four are numerically finer, three MS66 and one MS66+ (11/14). It is doubtful that any of those survivors are nicer in terms of the sheer aesthetics of this piece, showing rich surface texture with a mix of mint frost and semiprooflike character. Lavish color in deep orange-apricot makes a splendid presentation, as does the excellent overall preservation this piece possesses, showing no mentionable abrasions throughout either side.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25N3, PCGS# 8002)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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