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    1885 Three Dollar, MS65 Prooflike
    Only 910 Minted

    1885 $3 MS65 Prooflike NGC. Only a few U.S. gold issues have total mintages below 1,000 coins, and those issues are all major rarities. The 1885 three dollar had a total production of 801 circulation strikes and 109 proofs. Although this issue saw little commercial use, survivors are still rare. NGC has certified 147 examples in all grades, including 24 prooflike specimens. The finest of those include four MS65 examples and six MS65 Prooflike pieces, including this coin from the Anchors Aweigh Collection. This impressive Gem has rich orange-gold surfaces with fully mirrored fields and satiny devices. The surfaces are clear with only a few minuscule grade-consistent marks. An exceptional example of a rare, low-mintage date that is sure to please the connoisseur. Census: 5 in 65 Prooflike, 0 finer (7/13).
    From The Anchors Aweigh Collection of Prooflike Gold.

    About The Anchors Aweigh Collection of Prooflike Gold

    (NGC ID# 7KDP, PCGS# 78007)

    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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