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    Exemplary 1882 Three Dollar, MS66 Quality

    1882 $3 MS66 PCGS. This coin is typically well struck for the issue, and the surfaces also display the moderately prooflike finish that characterizes many survivors of this low mintage (1,500 pieces) Three Dollar gold piece. Although many examples of this delivery were saved, few have survived with surfaces as smooth as those of the present Gem. Neither side reveals a single abrasion that would call into question the MS66 designation, and there is rich orange-gold patina over each side. A lovely coin for the advanced gold collector. NGC and PCGS combined have seen just five coins at the present grade level, with two MS67 specimens also known at PCGS (4/03).
    From the Zerbe Collection. (NGC ID# 25N5, PCGS# 8004)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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