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    1887 Three Dollar Gold, MS64
    Great Eye Appeal

    1887 $3 MS64 PCGS. CAC. The majority of the 6,000 three dollar pieces minted in 1887 likely were melted before they left the Mint. It is estimated that no more than 300 coins, mostly in Mint State, have survived. This near-Gem example displays lustrous yellow-gold surfaces and sharply struck design elements. A few scattered marks visible with a glass precludes Gem classification. Nevertheless, this piece yields great eye appeal. Population: 68 in 64, 33 finer (11/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25NA, PCGS# 8009)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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