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    1887 Three Dollar Gold, AU58
    Much Luster Remains and Prooflike Fields

    1887 $3 AU58 NGC. This slider AU has ample mint luster and bright prooflikeness in the fields, and only an inconspicuous vertical mark on the cheek merits mention. The obverse is nicely die doubled on LIBERTY and AMERICA, as usual for business strikes of this low-mintage issue. A mere 6,000 pieces were struck. For whatever reason, the 1887 is noticeably scarcer in better grades than the 1888, which had an even smaller production.
    Ex: Denver Signature (Heritage, 8/2006), lot 1786.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 25NA, PCGS# 8009)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    June, 2013
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
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