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    1887 Three, MS63+
    Seldom Found in Uncirculated

    1887 $3 MS63+ PCGS. The 1887 is surprisingly difficult to locate in both circulated and Uncirculated grades, suggesting that the majority of the 6,000 pieces struck may have been melted. Only 140 to 180 Uncirculated coins are believed known today. This example has light orange-gold surfaces and the usual mint frost that is interspersed with semiprooflikeness. A few small marks are scattered over each side.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25NA, PCGS# 8009)

    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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    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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