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    Flashy 1885 Three Dollar Gold MS64

    1885 $3 MS64 NGC. A beautiful, semi-reflective example with pinpoint sharpness and just a few wispy field marks scattered over both sides. By 1885, the writing was clearly on the wall for the commercially unpopular three dollar denomination, as mintages never exceeded 6,000 pieces (in 1887) following an inexplicably high production in 1878. Ironically, these later date issues are now among the most popular in the series. Census: 16 in 64, 3 finer (11/05).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7KDP, PCGS# 8007)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2006
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